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Family Ski News | September 18, 2021

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Cable car crash in Italian lake district

May 23, 2021 |

Fourteen people, including at least one child, have been killed and another child is seriously injured after a cable car crash near Lake Maggiore in northern Italy.

 

The accident happened on a cable car installation transporting passengers from the … Read More

Ski Total – a Covid casualty

April 28, 2021 |

In the aftermath of three lockdowns and with holidays still currently banned in the UK, so we’re starting to see tour operators slowly unravel.  The latest casualty, chalet holiday experts Ski Total, will henceforth operate exclusively under Inghams.

 

At … Read More

Cherry blossom inspiration for Mothers’ Day

March 9, 2021 |

Spring is finally sprung.  March is here and, while there’s not much skiing to be had, there’s still plenty to look forward to this month including spring blossom season. So FamilySkiNews have been busy selecting gifts for Mothers’ Day (14 … Read More

Spring skiing cancelled in Ischgl

March 3, 2021 |

As a result of the Austrian government press conference, and following a joint decision from the committee and supervisory board at Silvrettaseilbahn AG,  the 20/21 winter season in Ischgl has today been cancelled. The Austrian governmental press conference lacked any … Read More

More tour operators cancel ski holidays

January 28, 2021 |

Major British ski package holiday operators Inghams, Ski Total and Flexiski have cancelled forthcoming ski holidays until April 2021.  Esprit Ski – te UK’s number one family ski tour operator – has gone one step further and cancelled the entire … Read More

Ski operators extend holiday cancellations

January 22, 2021 |

Following recent announcements, Club Med has cancelled its ski program until 27 February, Crystal Ski Holidays have taken it one step further and suspended all ski holidays until 5 March.  At this rate there will be no ski season at … Read More

Graham Bell to star on Dancing on Ice

September 28, 2020 |

Olympic skier Graham Bell has just been announced as part of an exciting line-up for the hit TV show Dancing on Ice.

Graham joins a host of names including singer Myleene Klass, actress Denise Van Outen, Emmerdale star Joe-Warren Plant, … Read More

Lead presenter role for Chemmy on Ski Sunday

September 27, 2020 |

Four-time Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott is going to become one of the lead presenters on Ski Sunday this winter, alongside Ed Leigh.

 

 

We all love Ski Sunday.  And for years now, we’ve all been entertained by the … Read More

Double amputee summits the Matterhorn

August 13, 2020 |

A former soldier who lost both of his legs in Iraq has become the first above-the-knee double amputee to summit Switzerland’s iconic Matterhorn.

Neil Heritage, 39, successfully climbed the mountain last week, with friend Mark Hooks and three guides.  They … Read More

Skiers to sue Ischgl over coronavirus claims

March 31, 2020 |

With Europe as the current epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, with over 100,000 people infected on the continent to date, Austria is currently investigating a bar at a popular ski resort for allegedly not reporting a case of coronavirus. Some … Read More