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Family Ski News | May 21, 2019

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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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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

Austrian Snowboarder lands historic triple

November 15, 2018 |

Austrian snowboarder Anna Gasser, 27, made history this week by becoming the first woman ever to land a cab triple underflip – that’s an impressive three and a half full rotations.  

 

 

Anna Gasser had casually mentioned to … 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