5 things that’ll piss off the bar staff at après ski

When you're skiing, the chances are that you're also spending rather a lot of time in your local bar(s). After all, après ski is part of the culture in many mountains, and to give it a miss is practically sacrilege. Let's face it, if you're single in a ski town, and you're not nursing a growing problem … Continue reading 5 things that’ll piss off the bar staff at après ski

How to avoid the Winter Olympics (when you live in a ski town)

Look, before we get into this, I'd like it to be known that I'm very proud of the incredible Athletes representing their countries at the Olympics. I know that for everyone at Pyeongchang this week, this is the payoff for years and years of hard work and dedication. I'm just not all that keen on … Continue reading How to avoid the Winter Olympics (when you live in a ski town)

On Lindsay Vonn and weird double standards in pro skiing

"Ah, he's cool, but he wants to be Bode Miller..." is a phrase I've heard more than once. It's generally about that one friend whose mad into GS turns and really competitive with you. Bode Miller is a great ski racer, but there are 16 men and women who have more FIS World Cup race … Continue reading On Lindsay Vonn and weird double standards in pro skiing

The Future of Skiing is Superlight

Can you imagine being able to ski without feeling like you've got a pair of bricks strapped to your feet? My ski boots certainly aren't the heaviest in the world, but they're a long way from the type of super light Alpine/Touring boots offered by Tecnica for the last few seasons.  It's been announced recently that Fischer … Continue reading The Future of Skiing is Superlight