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Family Ski News | February 21, 2024

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A ski holiday without snow

August 16, 2015 |

What do you do if you book an early ski holiday and there’s no snow?  Is it really so awful?… Here’s what happened to one family in mid-December last season, when snow in the Alps was particularly thin on the … Read More

Late season skiing in Trysil

June 15, 2015 |

A seasoned skier in the Alps, this Easter our teen-ski-correspondent, Katie Campkin, discovered the joys of skiing in Norway, late season snow and how affordable Scandinavia can be, even if you book it all yourself. Here’s her story:  

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From The Snow Centre to The Jump

February 1, 2015 |

The Jump airs at 7pm on Channel 4 tonight for its second series. As with the first series, the celebrity competitors all discovered their skiing legs at The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead before jetting out to the Austrian Tirol to … Read More

The Jump App

January 31, 2015 |

Are you ready for the new series of The Jump, which starts tomorrow night at 7pm on Channel 4?  It certainly has an entertaining line-up of celebrities.

We wonder how many of them can actually ski, yet alone ski-jump.

According … Read More

Seriously cool ski surfing

October 29, 2014 |

Surf dude or snowboard bum?  Which are you?

Or perhaps you’re undecided… in which case, this could be the perfect new sport for you.  Skiing on the surf…. in Hawaii. 

 

 

 

 

If you think this Willy … Read More

New snowsports club for young people

October 29, 2014 |

Jenny Jones will be at Alpine Snowsports in Southampton TOMORROW to launch a new snowsports club for young people.  The event is free and open to all, so read on to find out more and get yourself there for a launch … Read More

Youth Olympic Games

August 18, 2014 |

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) are currently in full swing in the Chinese city of Nanjing, running from 16-28 August.

This, the second ever Summer YOG, is an international sports, education and … Read More

Fifteen-year-old Paralympic skier carries the flag

March 7, 2014 |

Britain’s youngest ever Winter Paralympian, Millie Knight – a 15-year old partially-sighted alpine skier – carried the flag at this afternoon’s Opening Ceremony of the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi. 

Millie lost much of her sight having ingested a parasite called Toxocara, … Read More

Teenage skiing superstar

February 21, 2014 |

American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin is halfway to making Olympic history.

Eghteen-year-old Shiffrin, from Eagle-Vail, Colorado, had the fastest first-run time in the Womens’ slalom this afternoon in Krasnaya Polyana, racing in less-than-ideal dull, rainy conditions.

Shiffrin’s impressive run of 53.29 … Read More

Teenagers ski Les Menuires

January 23, 2014 |

Our teenage reporter, Katie Campkin, recounts her experiences travelling as part of a group of seventeen teenagers (no adults!) on a Neilson package holiday to Les Menuires (in the 3 Vallées, France) – focusing on the skiing and, of course, the party scene.  … Read More