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Family Ski News | December 10, 2018

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More athletes banned for drug abuse at the Winter Olympics

February 20, 2018 |

As a third competitor – the Slovenian ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic – gets suspended from the Winter Olympics, here at we’re sad to see that drugs testing is once again stealing the headlines at the Winter Games in … Read More

Still time for British medals

February 15, 2018 |

This Winter Olympics, TeamGB has fronted up a record number of snowsport competitors – 25 athletes will compete across alpine, cross-country and free style alone.  14 of the squad are competing at their first games.  Funding has more than doubled … Read More

Robot ski racing in South Korea

February 15, 2018 |

As the world’s top winter sporting athletes compete in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea, robot skiers are also competing at another South Korean ski resort near by, undeterred by the elements…

At the Welli Hilli Park ski area … Read More

GB Winter Olympic medal targets

February 10, 2018 |

Snowboarder Jenny Jones won Britain’s first and only Olympic medal on snow at the last Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014, when she won a bronze medal in Slopestyle.  Now, for PyeongChang, we’re sending our biggest team ever.  So can … Read More

Tongan shirtless in PyeongChang subzero temperatures

February 9, 2018 |

He was possibly the most talked about athlete at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, but now Pita Taufatofua is back for the Winter Olympics and once again shirtless…


Tongan athlete Pita Taufatofua made a name for himself at … Read More

Norway’s crazy curling trousers are back

February 9, 2018 |

Here at FamilySkiNews, we’re delighted that team Norway’s curling pants are making an appearance once more at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. 

The Norwegian curling team first sported their trademark jazzy pants at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

The story … Read More

PyeongChang Winter Olympic highlights for TeamGB

February 8, 2018 |

As the Winter Olympics gets underway for 2018 in PyeongChang in South Korea, with a packed schedule and 102 gold medals to be won, here’s the guide to help you watch and enjoy all the action.     


PyeongChang … Read More

Snowboarder Katie Ormerod ruled out of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

February 8, 2018 |

Katie Ormerod is out of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, following two injuries sustained during training.  It was to be an Olympic debut for the 20-year-old British freestyle snowboarder but she has now been ruled out of the competition… before it’s … Read More

Dave Ryding crashes on brink of World Cup win

November 12, 2017 |

Dave Ryding had us all holding our breath for the first Slalom of the FIS World Cup series in Levi today… our editor, Teresa Fisher, reports…



Britain’s number one male skier, Dave Ryding, was convincingly in the … Read More

The 21 hairpins of Alpe d’Huez

April 2, 2017 |

Some friends visited the French cycling Mecca of Alpe d’Huez earlier in the year to discover the appeal of its legendary 21 hairpin turns.  Phil and Oliver Nash, a father and son (aged 15) team, decided to attempt to cycle them uphill… and down … Read More