Doping claim may hurt Russian status hopes

Russia could lose its chance in efforts to regain full Olympic status before the end of the Winter Games because of a doping charge...

What you don’t know about Australia’s Paralympians

Australia has an impressive winter paralympic medal history and our nation's athletes hope to add to the medal tally in Sochi. We have some pretty...

Kiwi Alice Robinson wins FIS Giant Slalom World Cup final, makes...

Queenstown New Zealand local athlete, Alice Robinson, has finished her World Cup ski racing 2021 season on a high, claiming first place at the...

When the snow world comes to Australia

The world's best ski resorts visit Oz this month and you can meet them. Some single names inspire images of deep powder, blue skies and...

Five days, a motorbike, a tent and FWT athlete Michaela Davis-Meehan

Everyone has their own travel style, if I had to describe mine, it would be “winging it!” I’ve been travelling this way since I was...

VIDEO: The sit skier who conquered Corbet’s Couloir, Jackson Hole

Let us introduce you to Trevor Kennison, the bad ass sit skier who did the impossible. The man conquered the legendary sheer vertical drop...

Australian Ski and Snowboard Award nominees announced for 2019

Ski and Snowboard Australia (SSA) today announced the nominees for three categories in the lead up to the annual Australian Ski & Snowboard Awards...

Melissa Perrine’s resilience formed over a lifetime

They had never seen her ski before the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics, but Melissa Perrine's family are the least surprised of any by her medal-winning...

The Australian team heading to World Championships in Austria

Russ Henshaw, Torah Bright, Nate Johnstone, Belle Brockhoff and friends heading to Austria. A team of twenty-one Australians, 10 men and 11 women, will mount...

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...

Scotty James takes silver in Calgary, wins World Cup Crystal Globe

Australian snowboarder Scotty James took silver at the FIS World Cup halfpipe season finale in Calgary today. The Victorian snowboarder from Warrandyte remained undefeated this...

Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin

Name Alex Pullin Nickname Chumpy Age 30 years Hometown Mansfield Home mountain Mt Hotham Discipline Boarder Cross Olympics 2010, 2014, 2018 Personal bests Two FIS World Championship titles Two overall Crystal Globe FIS World Cup titles Gold FIS...

Segals on the Olympic sideline

How would you be feeling if your older sister was about to compete in her first Olympic Games? Nat Segal reports from Sochi before...

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...

Will Jackways nails the ultimate snow life

Move over top knot bush ranger bearded ski-psters, we could all learn something from snowboarder Will Jackways. This laid back Kiwi from Wanaka reveals what...

Sochi hotel construction woes hit social media

The New York Times journalist, David Segal, posted an extensive piece exposing Sochi as a series of "unfinished hotels, half finished stores and a...

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