How to get your lover into skiing or boarding (without breaking...

Skiers and snowboarders are a rare breed of people. We like to spend all our money on holidays in cold, cold places, all for...

What I wish I knew before I became a snowboard instructor

If you've ever thought, "I want to become a snowboard instructor" it's probably because you imagine powder riding every day and partying every night....

How to become a ski and snowboard blogger and travel the...

Ski powder around the world? Meet snow sports legends? Fly in helicopters, sleep in remote lodges under the stars. Who wants to be a...

Dear ski daughter, things I’d teach my snow child

An ode to skiing and snowboarding and of lessons learnt for all the snow daughters who love to ski and snowboard. I have no children....

Why skiing is the best family sport you can choose

As a child I played netball in primary school and field hockey in high school. Theoretically both games were supposed to help me navigate...

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...

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,...

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