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Family Ski News | November 25, 2020

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Future of Norwegian uncertain

November 11, 2020 |

Is the sun finally setting for Norwegian Air? The Norwegian government’s announcement  this week, that Norwegian Air will not receive further financial support, has certainly thrown into doubt the future of the airline, as jobs are slashed. It also directly impacts … Read More

Ski Sweden this winter

October 28, 2020 |

Sweden seems a good bet for skiing this winter due to its different approach when it comes to lockdown.  As many European countries see new Covid-19 cases surge to levels not seen since the peak of the pandemic, Sweden still has … Read More

A down ski jacket or a synthetic one?

October 9, 2020 |

Whether skiing, hiking or simply taking the dog for a walk, it goes without saying that it’s important to be warm and dry, but which jacket to buy? It’s all become a bit of a science these days, so FamilySkiNews … Read More

Arctic blast brings exceptional September snowfall  

September 28, 2020 |

It is unusual to see heavy snowfall in the Alps in September. However, the recent sharp drop in temperatures across Europe has led to an exceptional amount of unseasonably early snow.  In some parts of the northern Alps, the temperature … 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

Before you pack away your ski kit…READ THIS

March 31, 2020 |

Just a few minutes spent now on ski kit and clothing will save you time and money in the autumn when we gear up for the winter 20/21 season. And yes, winter 20/21 will come round before too long (although it … Read More

Ischgl – a secret Coronavirus hub

March 31, 2020 |

Think Ischgl, think top-notch skiing, and a lively apres-ski scene.  The Austrian ski resort of Ischgl has achieved a status of notoriety for another reason: it appears it was a secret virus hub for Covid-19.   Even when one country warned … Read More