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Family Ski News | February 23, 2019

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Posts By Teresa Fisher

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

Kelly Sildaru, the world’s best teenage skier

February 5, 2019 |

Sixteen-year-old Kelly Sildaru is currently the world’s best teenage skier.  She keeps winning… halfpipe, slopestyle,you name it, she’s on the podium.  But behind the scenes, she’s just a regular teenager, spending her free time getting on with her homework and … Read More

Soupe de Chalet

February 4, 2019 |

In this cold, snowy winter, what could be better than a hearty soup – Soupe de Chalet – an all-in-one meal-in-a-bowl, perfect for lunch or supper on or off the slopes. You probably have most of the ingredients in your … Read More

Panda Optics first range of kids goggles

January 31, 2019 |

Here at FamilySkiNews, we’re big fans of Panda Optics eyewear for skiing and snowboarding.  Not only do we love their cool, cuddly Panda logo, and the cute bamboo detail on the goggle straps, but now we’re pleased to announce that … Read More

Mum’s got new Panda goggles

January 30, 2019 |

Think Panda Eyes?  What springs to mind?  Cuddly panda faces with those gorgeous black splodges, or a faceful of smudged makeup the morning after the night before?  Well, now, as our editor has been finding out, there’s a third option … Read More

A smugglers adventure in Ischgl

January 13, 2019 |

Our editor, Teresa Fisher, recalls the time she would carry her passport in her ski rucksack, in case it was required at border crossings. This season, she’s on a ski safari investigating the former smugglers’ routes between Austria and Switzerland … Read More

Kiddie fun on St Anton’s Hoppelweg

December 30, 2018 |

The weather today in St Anton was not great: it was windy and it was snowing all day.  Most parents would have looked out of the window of their chalet and thought it’s not great conditions for little ones on … Read More