Snowboarding

WATCH: Snowboarder Vs Ski Lift

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Poor old Dave. There he was, on a lads' holiday in Veysonnaz, Switzerland... and he just couldn't get the hang of the T-bar. Literally. (We particu...

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.

Languages Are Sick

Jo Rourke | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK
Jo Rourke

Our language courses need to focus on language fluency, perhaps by other subjects being taught in the language, thus killing two birds with the one Rosetta stone, so to speak. Starting to learn them a bit earlier wouldn't exactly hurt either. We already make such an effort to raise global citizens, children of the world - let's now make sure their voices can be heard, a

Jeremy Jones: Snowsports, Family and Environmentalism

Will Ross | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Sport
Will Ross

Jones turned to professional snowboarding in the early 1990s, initially competing in racing before taking to the big mountain scene. Since then, he has been featured and continues to feature in some of the major snowsports movies each year. But it's beyond his performance career, that Jones' resume finds real breadth.

Sochi 2014: Snowboarder's iPhone Crashes After Women Send Naked Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Sport

Russian snowboarder Alexey Sobolev has had his phone number emblazoned on his helmet for Sochi 2014, and has received so many texts and naked photos h...

Winter Wonderland

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Sport

Snowboarder Jenny Jones has won Britain's first ever Olympic medal on snow in Sochi. Most of the BBC commentary team was in tears as the 33-year-ol...

Aimee Fuller: 2014 Winter Olympics

Outdoorbuzz.net | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Sport
Outdoorbuzz.net

We spoke to pro snowboarder Aimee Fuller, one of Team GB's brightest medal hopes in the 2014 Winter Games, competing in slopestyle, as she boarded the flight to Russia. She's just made it through to the semi-finals...

Cover Me: Why Travel Insurance is Essential

Lee Mannion | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lee Mannion

Let me offer a salutary tale. There is one kind of insurance that I was glad that I had. A few years ago a week long snowboarding trip in Chamonix, France ended in a very painful way. It was the last day of the trip and there had been a big dump of snow the night before.

Go Ski Go Board

Ceri Tinley | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Tinley

Just five months ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, a campaign has been launched to actively encourage more people in the UK to become involved in snowsports.

Five of the Best Slopes on Val d'Slere

Amanda Walters | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Walters

The Val d'Slere is one of the most well known skiing locations in the world with many of the slopes being used to host Winter Olympics and World Championships. This encourages those, who feel their skiing abilities are strong; to try out the many different areas of the Val d'Slere and the skiing experience it has on offer.

Festival Review - Snowbombing 2013

Carly Wilford | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Taking festivals to a completely different altitude, Snowbombing is Austria's answer to your most hardcore lads holiday frantically shaken with the best bits of summer's hottest festivals.

French Ski Schools Kick British Tour Guides Off the Piste

David J. Cox | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David J. Cox

I am going away to Mayrhofen in the Ziller Valley in Austria next week with a group of around 10 friends. I lived and ski guided there for a winter (and then summer) season. If this were a French resort, would I not be allowed to show my friends around? Would I have to shell out for a guide to show me around an area I already know and want to show my friends?

10 Brilliant Winter Sports Gadgets For A Trip To The Slopes

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Tech

Winter sports used to be about exhilarating physical exercise. But unless you're really into Hemingway, it's not any more. Now it's all about the ...

British Student In Snowboarding Accident Dies

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

A British student involved in a snowboarding accident in the French Alps has died. Emily Watts, known as Mimi, fell headfirst into a snowdrift and ...

Snowboarder Critically Injured In Chamonix Alps Accident

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

An young snowboarder who crashed into a snowdrift on the first day of the season is in need of a "miracle", her devastated family said. British st...

Nokia Gets a Winner With the World of Red Bull App

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Tech
Katerina Zherebtsova

"This is super dope", says Marko Grilc in a melodic Slovenian accent. The rockstar snowboarder is talking about something in the palm of his hand. His...

Top British Snowboarder Found Hanged At Hampshire Home

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

One of Britain's most famous and talented snowboarders, Nelson Pratt, has been found dead at his home in Hampshire. Tributes have been pouring in f...

WATCH: Child Falls Asleep Mid-Ski

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Don't you hate it when you've just finished an exhausting ski run and you suddenly fall asleep? Bode here does. Big time. Caught on camera by his ...

WATCH: Airbag Saves Professional Snowboarder's Life

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Comedy

'Snowboarder saved by airbag' - It doesn't seem to make any sense when it's written down, does it? But as this video proves, snowboarding airbags real...

WATCH: A Crow Snowboarding Down A Roof

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Okay, okay, it's not actually using a snowboard, and no, we have no knowledge of this particular crow having any other experience in skateboarding, sk...

The Ultimate Cliff Face-Off: Cyclist And Snowboarder Go Head To Head Racing Down A Mountain (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Think about it - if you had to guess, who would win in a race between someone on a mountain bike or someone on a snowboard in a race to the bottom of ...

Snow Dear! Ski Resorts Suffering After Unseasonably Warm November

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

Unseasonably warm weather is proving expensive for ski resorts across Europe as mild temperatures have forced resorts to postpone their opening. L...