Skiing

Skiing at Alpe d'Huez, France

Stuart Forster | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

I tend to listen to advice offered by friends. That said, I'm glad I ignored a well-meaning mate who told me early April was far too late in the season to go skiing in the French resort of Alpe d'Huez.

Very Nice! Harry Takes Cressida To Kazakhstan

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK

Prince Harry took his girlfriend Cressida Bonas on a skiing trip to Kazakhstan, it has emerged. Yes, you read that correctly. The couple flew to th...

This Cross-Country Skier Is Our New Hero

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Comedy

To be fair, this is how we would cross the finish line in a cross-country ski race. If we'd even made it that far in the first place, of course. When ...

Planet Appetite: Ski Adventures in Davos and Klosters, Switzerland

Rupert Parker | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

If you been awed by news reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos, then you might not immediately think of it as a holiday destination. The twin villages of Davos and Klosters are magnets for both royals and world leaders but they're also attractive ski destinations with a literary past

Why Spring Sunshine Means Slump in Holiday Prices

Mark Hodson | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

The warm spring sunshine that has arrived across most of Britain is dividing opinion amongst the travel industry. Companies selling holidays in the UK are breathing a huge sigh of relief. Some were wondering if coverage of the floods in the West Country would kill off bookings for the season. How quickly we forget.

Schumacher 'Will Win This Fight'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Sport

Michael Schumacher's family believes the former F1 world champion will "pull through and wake up" following his skiing accident in December. Schuma...

Britain Claim First Ever Winter Paralympic Gold Thanks To Gallagher And Evans (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Sport

Visually-impaired skier Kelly Gallagher earned Great Britain their first ever gold medal at the Winter Paralympics. Six Nations 2014: England 29-18...

Pop Violinist Vanessa-Mae Finishes Last on Olympic Debut (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Sport

Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae completed Tuesday's first run with the slowest time of the 74 skiers who finished Winter Olympic giant slalom. Nearly upr...

WATCH: Skier Miller Breaks Down During Insensitive NBC Interview (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Sport

Bode Miller's historic bronze medal in Sunday’s super-G at the Sochi Winter Olympics was tainted following a sensitive interview by NBC's Christin C...

Schumacher Skiing Accident 'Not Due To Safety Breaches'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Authorities have ruled out any criminal wrongdoing over Formula One star Michael Schumacher's ski accident, a French prosecutor leading the investigat...

For the Love of Skiing

Ceri Tinley | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Tinley

It is a well-known fact that people are often brought together by the love of a particular sport, and skiing is no exception. Having hobbies in common is one of the things that can cement a relationship, make it grow, and make it stronger.

34 Spectacular Crash Pictures From The Winter Olympics

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Sport

Athletes are going to push themselves to the limits in any event they compete in, especially the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics but some times this comes ...

Sochi 2014: Canadian Skier Alex Bilodeau Celebrates Gold With His Disabled Brother (PICTURE)

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

A Canadian freestyle skier has reminded the entire world of the unifying power of the Olympic Games. Far from the controversies of the host country or...

Slippery Slopes: Sochi 2014 Ski Crashes In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Sport

Katie Summerhayes' tumble in the freestyle skiing final was tame in comparison to other Winter Olympic crashes so far. Kim Lamarre, of Canada, wa...

Summerhayes Brings Out The Worst In BBC Commentators

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Sport

The BBC are likely to receive more complaints following the commentary during Katie Summerhayes' second freestyle skiing run in Sochi on Tuesday morni...

Brit Hopeful Summerhayes Takes A Tumble

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Sport

Katie Summerhayes missed out on a Winter Olympic medal after a disastrous tumble in the freestyle skiing final. The teenager was billed as one of T...

Summerhayes To Shine In Winter? Team GB's Medal Hope Profiled

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Sport

Katie Summerhayes is one of Britain's brightest hopes at the Sochi Winter Olympics, where she will compete in the ski slopestyle final on Tuesday morn...

British Woman's Ski Resort Flame Terror (PICTURES)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

A British woman has spoken of her terror after being confronted by a wall of smoke as fire tore through a ski resort hostel in the French Alps. Bar...

23 Of The Best Alpine Skiing Snapshots From Sochi

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Sport

Even though the opening ceremony is on Friday, the Sochi Winter Olympics have already begun. Alpine skiing doesn't get underway until Sunday, but a...

We're SO Disappointed This Isn't A Winter Olympic Sport

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Ski ballet - later known by the much hipper term 'acroski' - was a competitive sport from the late 1960s until the year 2000. And as you can see from ...

Sexy Skier Mancuso Poses For GQ Ahead Of Sochi

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Sport

Gold medalist Julia Mancuso poses for a sexy photo shoot in the February edition of GQ to coincide with the Sochi Winter Olympics. United States sk...

Who's The Mariachi Man On The Slopes?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Sport

Hubertus von Hohenlohe, recently dubbed the "most interesting Olympian" in the world, will be the only athlete representing Mexico at the Sochi Winter...

Hitting the Slopes in Style!

Kelly Simpkin | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Simpkin

I don't know about you but for me skiing is as much about the outfit as it is about the snow! When I'm gliding down the mountain I want to look good doing so and when I stop for a Vin Chaud I want to look the part!

WATCH: Porcupine Attacks Skier

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Congratulations, Mr (or Mrs) Porcupine of Alta, Utah. We may have to add you to our slideshow of 'Animals That Can Kick Your Ass'. And guess what? ...

Heather Mills Faces Further Punishment Over Sochi Outburst

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Heather Mills, the former model and ex-wife of Sir Paul McCartney, is facing a fine of up to £835 and referral to the International Paralympic Commit...