Rewriting Lydia Lassila’s headline

Dual-Olympic medallist Lydia Lassila’s career came to an unceremonious end in Pyeongchang after she failed to qualify for the final of the women’s aerials...

Public tears for personal pain at the Olympics

I've seen my share of tears at this Olympics and there are still nine days to go. As a ski journalist I am privileged to...

My last night with Lydia Lassila

The Olympics is big. It's a beast that chews you up and leaves you spent. Days are super long, pressure is all time high,...

Why we all need a little Britt Cox in our lives

The Olympics is a beast. It is like no event you have competed in, attended or reported on before. The logistics alone present challenge...

Beating ski anxiety on the slopes of Niseko

It was supposed to be one of the best days of the season in Niseko. 40cm of fresh powder had hit Hirafu overnight, and...

I skied Japan before you did, no really, I did

After 10 days skiing in Japan for the first time in almost a decade, one thing has become obvious. Everyone skied Japan before I...

Backcountry Hakuba with Steve Lee – and two Everest legends

Fresh powder snow. It’s the mystical magic gift of nature that many seasoned skiers and boarders dream of. The reality however is that genuine...

10 Signs You’re an Aussie Skier/Boarder Abroad

It's no secret that us Aussies love our snow sports and will travel far and wide to do it. You'll find us swamping Japan...

Is there a gender fear difference in skiing? Danielle Brooke thinks...

Having been a ski instructor for a long time, I have observed many women anxiously approach skiing and experience fear even on the gentlest...

14 things that will surprise Aussies skiing in the USA

Humans are odd and the world is too. If you're skiing in the USA some things are odder than others. Just like Australia's Vegemite,...

Relive the SnowsBest year that was 2017

On the eve of 2018 we look back at the blog posts that gave you all the feels. Here's our Top 20 of 2017...

10 new year resolutions for skiers and boarders

If you ski or snowboard and you're the kind to make New Year's resolutions then here's a list just for you for 2018. May...

You’re invited to the Whistler world premiere of Segal sisters ski...

If you're heading to Whistler in January then you're in for a treat. Australian skiing siblings, Anna and Nat Segal, will hold the world...

15 Snowboard & Ski Hacks to Make Your Day On the...

You've just arrived at your favourite snow resort for an epic day of skiing or snowboarding and you're super stoked until you get stuck...

How Treble Cone got it so wrong and the people got...

Remember that logo Treble Cone revealed last month? The one that looked like a folded napkin on the 4th of July? Well, it's been...

How to Ski With A Non-Skier

It seemed like a good idea at the time. You'd had a couple of beers with your non-skier buddy, raving about your epic time on...