R U SNOWKAY?

One day in April this year I lay on my couch in the shiny ski town of Park City in Utah and wondered what...

Hot tips for the weekend warrior powder stash and dash

Oh the Weekend Warrior.  Just the very thought of it fills my heart with apathy. Or is it empathy? Because now it’s Southern Hemisphere...

Wake up Australia, avalanches happen

Avalanches happen. They are not funny, they are not cool and they can kill. Why it's our responsibility to publicise avalanche incidents responsibly and how...

Why I still choose to ski in Australia

Ben Carter could ski anywhere but he chooses to ski in Australia. Here's why.Just got off the phone with Kosciuszko Tourist Park, my parents...

Why snow sports are integral to combating climate change

Renata Hercok contemplates climate change and the ski resorts we call home. Snow sports, like all sports, are more than the sum of their parts....

The snowboarder that no one will let on a chairlift

Aussie 'Pro snowboader' Troy Sturrock has pissed off every lifty and ski instructor on the ski hill with his RANT in a snowboarding magazine...

When ski bums find a career

Snow sports instructors are widely considered to be ski bums; snow nuts that chase winter around the world for seasons on end in search...

Why the Aldi ski sale is good for the Aussie ski...

This time last year I wrote a satire piece about the Aldi ski sale. Then I was stoned for it.Ok, that's dramatic, but the...

After the snow has gone

I love you, but the season is over. Does your soul melt when the snow does or are you well and truly over it by...

Five things I would change in the ski industry

From means testing for athlete funding to avalanche beacon gates at every resort to compulsory critical incident support protocols. Five things I wish for...

Why are so many skiers getting lost in the mountains?

What's with all the skiers and boarders 'getting lost' and needing rescue this season?  Sam pullos reveals tips to save your snow life should...

When social media feeds the post shred addiction

Matt Poynton puts into words what we all feel after a ripping snow holiday. would you trade a cushy career job for a ski bum...

Stop telling everyone how to ski!

I wanted to start this blog with kindness and care but, sod it. Stop telling me and your friends and your family and strangers...

Who really did the snow stunts in these Hollywood films?

Ever wonder who’s behind some of the movie’s biggest ski scenes? Well, most of the time its kick-ass skiers and boarders not Hollywood actors....

Making Green Snow

Ski resorts around the world are relying increasingly on renewable energy but is it a more practical option and does it save resort owners money? Sam...

Finding your purpose in skiing and snowboarding

No, I haven't gone all religious and, no, the Mormons haven't got me since moving to Utah. I did, however, spend the day recently...