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Family Ski News | September 17, 2019

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Posts By Teresa Fisher

Inghams introduces Japan for 19/20 ski season

September 10, 2019 |

To celebrate the company’s 85th birthday, Inghams is most excited to be adding Japan to its already extensive ski portfolio for the 2019/20 season!  What’s more, they’re combining it with optional city breaks in Tokyo and/or Kyoto too.  What’s not … Read More

Winter is coming

September 9, 2019 |

Welcome to the 2019/20 ski season.  As the FamilySkiNews team dust off their ski boots and sharpen their edges, we’re pleased to report there’s already been a dusting of snow in the Alps.  Snow in the mountains in early September is … Read More

Kevin Rolland in serious condition after world record quarter-pipe attempt

May 2, 2019 |

French half-pipe champion and Olympic medallist Kevin Rolland has been seriously injured in a crash on Tuesday, while trying to break a quarter pipe world record.

 

 

The 29-year-old Rolland won bronze in the Olympic ski half-pipe debut in 2014, … Read More

9-year-old Brit triumphs on skis

May 1, 2019 |

As the season draws to a close for 2018-19, it’s certainly one for 9-year-old British skiing sensation Luca Westbrook to remember, as he ends on a high following some sensational results at both the British and the Swiss Ski Championships. 

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New spring sunglasses from Panda Optics

March 26, 2019 |

All this gorgeous sunshine calls for some new sunnies.  Here’s our editor sporting her new pair – PandaOptic’s new Tide polarised sunglasses (together with a pair of Panda Optic’s Diablo goggles).

 

We love the trendy “Tide” design with their … Read More

Scotland heads list of alternative ski destinations

March 26, 2019 |

According to statistics released by Decathlon, alternative ski destinations are proving popular with Brits.  Scotland, Canada and the USA are now the top three most popular ski regions outside of the Alps.   

 

Trends show that Brits are looking … Read More

Family-friendly Ischgl

February 12, 2019 |

Ischgl used to be known for its awesome skiing, its classy 4- and 5-star palace hotels and its party-hard nightlife. But ski resorts have to move with the times, and to re-invent themselves to appeal to a wider audience. That’s … Read More

Comeback queen Lindsey Vonn retires

February 10, 2019 |

American super-skier Lyndsey Vonn, skied the final race of her illustrious career today in the FIS World Cup Women’s Downhill Åre, Sweden, ending with a World Championship bronze medal.  It marks the end of an era for ladies skiing.

 

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Vonn’s penultimate race crash

February 6, 2019 |

One of the all-time greats, 34-year-old American skier Lyndsey Vonn only announced last week that she would retire after racing the Super-G and downhill at the Worlds.  So all eyes were on her yesterday for the penultimate race of her … Read More

Cross-country skiing in Galtür

February 5, 2019 |

The good thing about cross-country skiing is that it’s an activity that almost anyone can try, and it’s just as fun for beginners as it is for seasoned pros, as our editor recently found out in the Austrian resort of … Read More