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The Australian skier who knows how to fly

Olympic gold and bronze aerial skier medalist, Lydia Lassila, tells her story on the big screen with the launch of The Will to Fly in...

Jeremy Jones launches Thredbo and POW partnership

Last night marked a great step forward for skiing and snowboarding in Australia as Thredbo announced its official partnership with Protect Our Winters (POW)...

Life or death sentence for lift pass cheaters?

  Twelve skiers and snowboarders banned for life in twelve days in New Zealand So you bought a five day lift pass and you leave the...

An Aussie’s guide to tipping at USA ski towns

Heading to the USA to ski? Then you need our tipping guide. Australians come from a land that actually pays a living wage and customer...

Who really did the snow stunts in these Hollywood films?

Ever wonder who’s behind some of the movie’s biggest ski scenes? Well, most of the time its kick-ass skiers and boarders not Hollywood actors....

The seasonal struggle is real and how to combat the blues

Before I worked in ski resorts, I was a tourist in ski resorts. I saved for my ski holidays for ages. I had a...

The meaning of life is skiing or snowboarding

If you ski or snowboard then you know that moment when your body is in rhythm with the earth, and you dance with nature...

The Aussie giving women a voice in the action sports world

Alexa Hohenberg is the Aussie behind 'Still Stoked' a website giving a voice to women in action sports. This is her success story. From...

Snow jargon translator for first timers

You're at the snow and you hear face shot so you pull out your phone to take a selfie. You ask people what time...

How Australian skiers & boarders can help the homeless

The XTM Heat the Homeless Initiative allows Australians to donate their old ski and snowboard jackets to keep the homeless warm this winter. On any...

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....

The good, the bad, the ugly of skiing and snowboarding

Skiing and snowboarding may be the most fun you can have with or without your clothes on, however there are some days where it...

Skiers and snowboarders: stop dissing Australia!

About a month ago, I kicked off the Snowsbest Aussie Tour of 2019 hitting up Perisher, Thredbo and Falls Creek. I hadn’t been in...

Loving (and hearing) the women you ski and snowboard with

We write about women's issues in the snow world often, so my writer's block around International Women's Day this year surprised me. Try as...

Why you need to buy a snowmaker a beer

I'm writing this while at Hotham ski resort. Its almost a month into the Australian ski season and if it wasn't for the tireless...

What we can all learn from Lindsey Vonn’s naked butt

Mainstream media, bloggers, influencers and Instagramers rushed this week to repost Lindsey Vonn's latest butt revealing marketing stunt filmed poolside at Portillo, Chile. Why the...

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