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Family Ski News | October 26, 2021

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The return of primitive skiing

April 19, 2021 |

With hotels shut and international travel at a stand-still, skiing is now a local pastime. But even for the locals, much has changed. Without all lifts open and only several pistes available, skiing has been forced back in time. Back … 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

Swiss hat trick on the Lauberhorn

January 20, 2020 |

The mighty Lauberhorn is with doubt the most prestigious downhill race of the ski season and 2020’s race, on 18 January, was no exception. 

The Lauberhorn is considered the most physically demanding of all the World Cup downhill races – … 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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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