Beijing Winter Olympic test events cancelled due to Covid-19

The Beijing 2022 Organising Committee have announced the cancellation of scheduled test events this northern season for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The IOC and IPC...

The Aussie steep skiing film that impressed a jaded snow world

Making a film takes time. Making a ski film takes even more. The idea for even a short ski film may take years from...

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Locals that Love Chamonix – Nat Segal

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Adrenaline, depression and death in the snow world

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Australia takes another World Cup gold

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Kiwi Alice Robinson beats Mikaela Shiffrin, wins FIS World Cup GS

New Zealand ski racer Alice Robinson has started her 2019/20 season on a high, winning the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Giant Slalom in...

Dominic Demschar

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Callum Watson

Name Callum Watson Age 28 Hometown Cooma, NSW Discipline Cross Country Skiing Event 15km Skiathlon, Classic Sprint, 10km Freestyle, Team Sprint, 30km Classic Olympics 2014, 2018 Personal bests 31st at 2017 PyeongChang World Cup 17th at 2016 OPA...

Shaun White buys into Mammoth & Big Bear Mountain

Olympic gold medal winning snowboarder and X Games medal winning record holder, Shaun White, has handed over a seven figure cheque and bought a...

7 nasty women of skiing, just because

All hail these nasty women who can ski better than your average bad ass hombre.  Lindsey Vonn There is no doubt on earth that Vonn is...

Scoring first chair on Perisher’s new Freedom Chairlift

Perisher's Freedom Chairlift at Guthega opened today and SnowsBest got the first chair. Yesterday was the day of the season so far with up to...

Mogul skier, Britt Cox – when injury makes you a better...

“I just wanted to win,” I cried to my coach as I was lifted into the sled by six ski patrol. I couldn’t see...

When women in action sports are not pretty

Former pro snowboarder, qualified heli guide and founder of StillStoked.com Alexa Hohenberg, writes for SnowsBest on female athletes in the action sports world and...

Hands off our winter athletes, James Magnussen

Let's be clear. Winter Olympians risk death daily, Olympic swimmers do not. When Scotty James gains four meters of air over the hard packed lip...

Aussie teen Valentino Guseli breaks Shaun White’s halfpipe record

Aussie snowboard teen legend, Valentino Guseli, sure is having a killer season. First he takes top score in the qualifiers for the LAAX Open in...

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