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Freestyle jet-skiing

It’s the latest adventure sport and is a bit like riding a BMX bike or motorbike, except it’s on water. Checkout the videos.

Mountain name is changed

A mountain in Wales used to be named Carnedd Uchaf but now it’s called Carnedd Gwenllian. It’s official.

Skiers set up African charity

It aims to help the street children of Sierra Leone and here at PlanetSKI we think it is a great enterprise and worthy of support.

British army invades Verbier

2,500 soldiers have been to the Swiss ski resort as part of the “White Knight Exercise” where they train, race and relax. Some of them after serving in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Fancy an eco-vibrator?

Regular readers will know that we don’t cover just skiing and snowboarding stories on PlanetSKI. We also report on ones that, er, tickle our fancy.

Confessions of a ski addict

It may be only September but PlanetSKI reader, Xavier Adam, has just booked his first ski trip. It’s going to be in November, but he doesn’t know where. He’s got a few other plans too.

The best moments of the winter

Actually these are from last winter (2008/09) but we are now asking our readers for this winter so we thought this mght refresh people’s memorires. Send your best or worst moments of 2009/10 to inbox@planetski.eu

Snow report

Twitter

Strike action this week and beyond in French ski resorts. Have you been affected? https://www.planetski.eu/2020/02/15/strike-action-this-week-in-french-ski-resorts/

UPDATED: More images as our Scotland reporter hits the resorts in the Highlands after the fresh snow:
#skkinginscotland @wherestagsroar #skiscotland #cairngorm https://t.co/vAswWERAvU

Heading out to the mountains for half-term?
Check out our detailed snow report & feel free to share with any ski friends who may be interested in what’s in store: https://www.planetski.eu/2020/02/14/latest-planetski-snow-report/

So, how should kids carry their skis?
Read on for advice from our friends over at #MaisonSport… https://www.planetski.eu/2020/02/14/four-top-ways-for-kids-to-carry-their-skis/
@MaisonSport #familyskiingtips

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