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Everything skiers and snowboarders need to know to be fit to ski, prevent injury and stay healthy for the slopes.

The truth about knee pain and skiing, it’s not what you...

I just got back from a week up at the snow with my dad. My dad is 67 years old, a self confessed snow...

Eight easy ways to save your skin on the ski slopes

Feeling like a reptile mid winter? Scared to expose your skin to the elements? Follow these tips from our winter beauty editor, Shonagh Walker,...

The best ski/board improvement camp that includes heli and cat!

If you've ever considered heli skiing but think it out of your skill level or league, think again. You can now build confidence, technique...

A beginners guide to split boarding in the backcountry

I’m a dead set beginner splitboarder. Having only toured a handful of times, mainly on a recent trip to Japan, I’m in no way...

Jindabyne anti violence campaign launches for après ski season

If you feel unsafe during après on snow holiday in Jindabyne this season then know the bar tenders have got your back. The New South...

These tips could save a life (yours) on the slopes this...

As the powder froth hits for another winter we can expect to see the steady flow of injured skiers being stretchered off the resort...

Tips for first time snowboarders from someone who knows

Although one of the best experiences of my life, the process of learning to snowboard hit me like a freight train.  I totally underestimated how...

How to get the most out of your snowboarding early season

It’s been a long hot summer and you’re stoked to scrape the storage wax off your board and get back on snow. The end...

Snowboarder Belle Brockhoff one of 21 athlete mental health role models

Twenty-one athletes from 13 sports have been selected to be the inaugural Lifeline Community Custodians, a program with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)...

How to survive spring and live to ski another season

The resorts are quieter, seasonnaires have less work stress and more time to ski and board, the sun is out and we all want...

Knowing when to stop skiing and snowboarding to save yourself

I'm tired. Scratch that. Exhausted. So exhausted my bones are crying. Not just my bones either, I literally sobbed into a drip filter coffee...

How to save yourself and rescue others when caught in a...

It's a powder day after an overnight dump of fresh fluffy snow on top of days of powder falls previously. The snow has never...

Tips from a hair professional to protect your snow locks

I was once skiing in Aspen with some great friends and we were keen to catch first lift, so to make haste, my friend...

5 tips to avoid back pain while on your ski holiday

It’s Friday afternoon and you're finalising the last details of a project you've been working overtime to finish. Your lower back and neck start...

Vail Resorts $2million mental health support for ski communities

Regular readers will know we are huge advocates of mental health support for ski towns and regularly write about the risks of depression for...

Three ways to prevent common calf injuries while skiing

I want you to imagine you’re in Japan, it’s the last day of your seven day ski trip, your body is sore but it’s...

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