Fit to Ski 03 Nov2013

Fit to Ski

Who and Why? Jane Newman MSc BSc MMACP MCSP SRP is a fully qualified chartered sports physio, with 13 years of experience and 3 seasons working as a physio in the Alps, she knows what to look out for when it comes to ski injury prevention through to rehabilitation. The article aims to give you...

PASSION FOR KITESURFING 30 Oct2013

PASSION FOR KITESURFING

A PASSION FOR KITESURFING WHY?  Kitesurfing has been around for around 15 years and it has certainly carved a path in the world of watersports in this time. With a solid teaching structure now in place (the British Kitesurf Association – BKSA in the UK) and a healthy growing industry...

Ski the Stura 26 Mar2013

Ski the Stura

Ski Weekend discovered the wild and remote Stura Valley 3 years ago. Since then we have never missed an opportunity to visit this unique and magical place to simply experience some of the best and least touched skiing in the Alps. Everybody we brought to the Valle Stura loved it, and the...

How to climb Mt Blanc 21 Mar2013

How to climb Mt Blanc

The majority of successful attempts are led by mountain guides. An official mountain guide will hold the IFMGA qualification. They are the only people legally allowed to take paying clients up Mont Blanc. A number of companies and Guides organise ascents. Many people with a suitable amount of...

Antarctic Peninsular 04 Mar2013

Antarctic Peninsular

The Seventh Continent “Antoine, you’re the skipper, you outline the boats safety features to our guests.” Hesitantly, the young man accompanied by his even younger looking girlfriend, Julie, briefed us in broken English on the emergency procedures needed to sail across the...

Ski Fitness / Injury 14 Jan2013

Ski Fitness / Injury

Who and Why? Jane Newman MSc BSc MMACP MCSP SRP is a fully qualified chartered sports physio, with 13 years of experience and 3 seasons working as a physio in the Alps, she knows what to look out for when it comes to ski injury prevention through to rehabilitation. The article aims to give you...

Snowkiting 14 Jan2013

Snowkiting

An introduction to Snowkiting By Eric Bridge, Kitesurf Examiner and owner – Edgewatersports www.edgewatersports.com For getting away from the crowds and into the mountains you have a few choices, you could strap on some skins and hike your way out there.  You could get yourself and a...

Skiing with Kids 02 Dec2012

Skiing with Kids

I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving. – Morgan Freeman How many sports can claim to be to be for...