Five ways to protect and save your hair on ski holiday

Winter is a beast, no, really she is. One that sucks the life out of your hair with temperatures as cold as Kim Kardashian...

What a ski physio can personally tell you about pain and...

On a bluebird Monday morning in late August just after the last big dump of this season in Australia, my colleague and I were...

Want buns of skiing steel? Try the ultimate bum workout

One of the most crucial muscle groups when it comes to skiing is your glutes otherwise known as your bum, rear, back end, padonkadonk....

The ski program designed to create Olympians out of Interschoolers

Are your kids aged between seven and 18? Do they love competing in Interschools and ski in their sleep? Have we got the ultimate...

14 wellness retreats to get you ski and snowboard ready

You're between seasons and burnt out from the winter just gone but you have another one ahead waiting in the wings. You want to...

When girls aren’t pretty or thin enough to ski or snowboard

WHEN I was five I did ballet in the local church hall. I would dress up in my blush pinks and pirouette with what...

The ultimate guide to ski and board camps around the world

Every year winter starts looming, and we all start making promises we know we’re not going to keep. This year I’ll be fit, this...

When ski town life leads to depression or worse

Few in search of paradise in ski towns think they will, instead, find the black dog lurking in the woods waiting to pounce and...

Stuck in a ski rut? Sofa Ski Camp can fix that

I am the ultimate intermediate skier with really bad habits - or so I found out when I enrolled into Klaus Mair’s Sofa Ski...

Wanted: Girl riders and skiers at Hotham in August and September

The crew at Hotham in Victoria are laying it on for the ladies in August and September this snow season with some rocking events,...

Skiing versus snowboarding, which is more dangerous?

The rivalry between skiers and snowboarders is longstanding. We all love a good argument about ‘which is better’ – but reaching an agreeable conclusion...

When can you ski again after a knee injury?

In part one of our knee injury series physiotherapist Kate MacDermid looked at how the ligaments of the knee are injured during skiing or snowboarding....

Everything you need to know about ski knee ligament injuries

Every year in our Altitude physiotherapy clinics across Australia and Japan we see a steady stream of knee injuries from skiing and with the southern...

Five ways skiing helps keep my head screwed on

Ten years ago, I’d never set foot in ski boots. Nine years ago, I spent Christmas in the French Alps and was baffled by...

Be warned, the Sofa Ski Camp will make you a better...

Austrian ski instructors scare me. All that extreme schussing and turning perfection drilled into them from their qualification days in a country where skiing...

How to prevent back pain and injury when skiing or snowboarding

Now I know that you are all a well educated, body aware bunch when it comes to skiing related injures of the knee. But...

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