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Add your ski mileage and help Ski 2 the Moon
Add your ski mileage and help Ski 2 the Moon
In a creative new charity challenge, skiers and snowboarders are invited to track their on-snow mileage to see if collectively we can ski the number of miles it is to the moon.
Want the Winter Olympics? Anyone?
Want the Winter Olympics? Anyone?
The International Olympic Committee seems to be getting the message that not many countries are keen to stage the Winter Olympics. Will their new proposals help?
Premiere of British freeski film Perspective
Premiere of British freeski film Perspective
Join us at the Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead, for the premiere of Perspective - a UK freeski film that has a miss-timed landing to thank for its very existence
Days of my Youth ski film premiere in a dramatic London venue
Days of my Youth ski film premiere in a dramatic London venue
Come and see the new Match Stick Productions film in the impressive surroundings of Islington's Union Chapel, with discounts for Ski Club members too
The flying snowmobile
The flying snowmobile
What do you get when you cross paragliding and snowmobiling? A 200kg flying machine that looks a little unlikely, that's what...
Crabapple schnapps and a pompom hat - what five things would you have in your ski backpack?
Crabapple schnapps and a pompom hat - what five things would you have in your ski backpack?
We asked the question and the winner got an Ortovox backpack. Read on to see what her excellent selection was
Get intimate with avalanches
Get intimate with avalanches
The North Face Avalanche Tour is back again, taking mountain craft, snow wisdom, real-life experience and prizes on tour around the UK. We'd love to see you there
Chemmy aims for a world record, in a shopping centre!
Chemmy aims for a world record, in a shopping centre!
Head to Canary Wharf on Monday to see Olympic skier Chemmy Alcott take on her next challenge - 24 hours of cross country skiing

related videos

Freeride - Lateral Stability
Freeride - Lateral Stability
When freeriding it is essential to have lateral control to keep your skiing consistent when the surface is inconsistent. Technique tip courtesy of the Warren Smith Ski Academy.
Moguls - keeping in contact
Moguls - keeping in contact
Technique advice on maintaining contact with the snow through the troughs of the moguls to help absorb the bumps and control your speed. From the Warren Smith Ski Academy.
Moguls - pole-plant imbalance
Moguls - pole-plant imbalance
Just like with the legs, all skiers have a pole-plant that's weaker on one side. This tip focuses on identifying and improving the weaker side. Courtesey of the Warren Smith Ski Academy.
Moguls - punching hands
Moguls - punching hands
This tip from the Warren Smith Ski Academy helps improve pole-planting technique in the bumps by encouraging you to punch forward when you plant.

Travel and holiday news

Social skiing under the spotlight again
Social skiing under the spotlight again
An update on Italy from Frank McCusker, Ski Club Chief Executive
Living La Dolce Vita with Ski Club Freshtracks
Living La Dolce Vita with Ski Club Freshtracks
There are some new additions to the Freshtracks programme for 2014-15, including a host of fresh offerings in some of Italy's top resorts
Freshtracks Swiss highlights 2014-15
Freshtracks Swiss highlights 2014-15
The Ski Club Freshtracks programme for 2014-15 features some of Switzerland's greatest resorts. Here are just a few of the highlights on offer.
Which airlines are best for ski carriage?
Which airlines are best for ski carriage?
With every airline setting different rules and fees for taking skis or snowboards in the hold, booking a flight can feel like a maths exam. Here's a handy table to help you out