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5 BOSU Exercises for Skiing and Snowboarding

SnowsBest resident Fit2Ski guru, Guillaume Tual, talks us through the most powerful tool for training for the slopes, the Bosu. You can't do proper ski...

10 coffee dens in Tokyo for skiers heading to Japan

Coffee snobs skiing in Japan will be rewarded with the country's new third wave coffee obsession. Andy Solo goes in search of ten of...

Whip it good! Neck injuries and pain on the slopes

Catching the Kosciuszko chair up over Friday Flat in Thredbo yesterday I watched the familiar sight of beginner snowboarders making their falling leaves and...

Words with Mike Douglas, part one.

SnowsBest sent Christie Hampton to talk all things free skiing, Olympics and new media with the Godfather of Freeskiing, Mike Douglas. If, for you, the...

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...

20 things you didn’t know about ski/snowboard instructors

From code yellows & code browns to being ridiculously good looking, Alex Parsons spills the beans on what it's really like being a ski...

The ultimate guide to buying a snowboard

Jeremy Saunders cuts through the marketing hype to give you all you need to know for your big purchase. There is a huge amount of information,...

The mountain in Utah with big powder and no lift lines

It started with the friends I was staying with, over several wines by the firepit of their home in Eden, Utah, an hour north...

Ten must do hot tubs in the snow

There's nothing better than a soak in hot mineral waters, infinity pools or hot tub after a full day on the slopes. Christie Hampton...

Two energy food recipes for skiers and boarders

Staying healthy and eating well at the snow isn't easy but with a little preparation it can be done. Whole food chef Lee Holmes of...

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....

Lost in ski instruction translation

When English isn't English and left means right - oh, The joy of teaching humans how to slide on snow. Rhi Evans is back...

Weekend warrior or season worker, who gets more snow?

Who has it better The Weekend Warrior or the Seasonaire? Christie Hampton tells it like it is. It’s a Friday afternoon in winter. An I.T consultant...

Gus Kenworthy confirmed for Telluride Gay Ski Week

Gus Kenworthy joins Sandra Bernhard, Shawn Colvin and DJ Ruckus for Telluride's Gay Ski Week in February. Scheduled for Feb. 20-27, this year’s event is...

5 Things to do on a Powder Day at Whistler Blackcomb

There is nothing worse than powder panic and when it snows over a meter plus in one week, there is sure to be a...

Two ski resorts in Japan you haven’t heard of, but should

In 15 years the ‘aroma’ of Japanese snow has gone from a far-off frontier powder dream to  an accessible, affordable option. Despite this, few...

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