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Woodsy wins Winter Games NZ

The British skier has won the ski slopestyle event with a commanding performance. It is the first FIS World Cup event of the season and he was up against the best in the world.

6-year old girl sued after ski accident

The child is being sued in the Austrian courts for £25,000 after allegedly skiing into the path of a woman who then fell and was seriously injured.


Safety urged as 5 people die in Swiss Alps

It has happened this month in separate incidents involving climbers, hikers, paragliders and a base jumper. The authorities are urging caution.


Six of the best

We are being sent many images from New Zealand and Australia as more snow falls. It has been hard selecting three from each country.


First heated chairlift for Canada

The lift in Sunshine Village Resort is also the first orange one and the first photo of it comes as the first snow falls.


Good news & bad news

The good news is Delta Airlines is putting on a direct flight from Heathrow to Salt Lake City in Utah. And the bad news?


Calling all UK coaches & instructors

The UK Snowsports Coaching Conference is to be held at the Chill Factore in Manchester next month. It follows on from the success of the inaugural event last year.


Should airbags be compulsory?

A heliskier who survived a slide in New Zealand has called for them to be mandatory for people who go heliskiing. Good or bad idea?


Biggest ski lesson in the world

It is being planned in the USA in a move designed to get more people to start skiing and take a lesson.

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Inghams increases offerings to Lapland & Northern Norway
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For the first time the UK tour operator has launched a special brochure dedicated to the two areas. So, what is on offer?

Ski course loyalty scheme launched
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Snoworks will be giving regular customers points in one of the first such scheme of its kind in the ski world. So, how does it work?

Active family holidays in the Tirol
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Why not break the mould and look at an active family holiday this summer rather than heading to the beach? Here are 5 ideas from the Tirol.

Want to be a ski instructor?
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With A level results looming some are thinking of a Gap Year course to become a snowsports instructor. Uni can wait!

Esprit Ski launches winter brochure
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With cold weather here in the UK some of us might already be thinking of the next ski season. The family specialist, Espirt Ski, is. It has just released its winter offerings.

Snow-Camp set to expand
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The snowsports charity is aiming to go nationwide. It will be offering its unique training camps for disadvantaged inner-city kids in Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol and London.

Fancy something different next winter?
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Kicking Horse Powder Tours has launched its 2015-16 winter programme. It includes a trip with the British No1 ski cross athlete, Emily Sarsfield.

Inghams launches 2015/16 ski brochure
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There are 4 new resorts in Austria, 2 in Italy and an expansion of its programme in Scandinavia. It is also offering help for solo skiers and some special deals and discounts.

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