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Family Ski News | August 15, 2018

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Gap year ski courses Above Ordinary Below Zero

August 9, 2018 |

Making gap year plans?  Consider Ski le Gap – the original gap ski and snowboard instructor company – which has just launched its new programme for the 2019 winter season, based in the resort of Mont-Tremblant, Canada.   

With over … Read More

Summer holiday bargains in the mountains

June 11, 2018 |

Now Summer is well and truly here and the end of term is in sight, there are some great family holiday bargains to be had – both for the summer and for next ski season already! Here are some current … Read More

How to save for your ski trip

May 29, 2018 |

Why do the best things in life have to cost money? If you’re thinking of heading to the slopes for a ski holiday, it’s likely you’ll have to budget beforehand. The only problem is: how should you go about it? 

We’re here … Read More

Flying high in Ischgl

March 26, 2018 |

Our FamilySkiNews editor has been staying in the Austrian resort of Ischgl this week where, at the end of the ski day, she ‘flew’ back to resort in the swiftest mountain descent of her life, and discovers to her surprise … Read More

Ski flying in Planica

March 24, 2018 |

“Ski jumping or ski flying?  Which is the one for you?”…This somewhat alarming question was posed to me on a recent visit to Slovenia.  My retort “You’re not expecting me to jump, surely?” was more pressing than the obvious question … Read More

Are you ski-fit?

March 11, 2018 |

You’ve all heard of apre-ski, but what about pre-ski? 

This year’s latest craze, Slopercise, gives a whole new meaning to pre-ski – it’s an exercise programme for novice or expert skiers alike, devised by Crystal Ski Holidays in association … Read More

The first Brit in para-Nordic skiing for twenty years

March 11, 2018 |

Former soldier Scott Meenagh became the first Briton to compete in the Olympic Nordic skiing events in 20 years, following in the tracks of Terry Ahrens who took part in the Nagano 1998 Games.

 

 

The former member of … Read More

Millie Knight wins a silver medal

March 11, 2018 |

TeamGB won their first medal at the Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea today, when Millie Knight secured a silver medal in the visually impaired women’s downhill category.

 

 

Together with her guide, Brett Wild, Knight finished 0.86 … Read More

Britain’s paralympic medal hopefuls

March 9, 2018 |

As the largest ever Winter Paralympics get underway in freezing conditions in PyeongChang, South Korea, here at FamilySkiNews.com, we’re taking a closer look at some of the British medal hopefuls…

 

 

Forty-eight different nations, plus a neutral Paralympic athlete … Read More