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Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with John Bennett
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with John Bennett
For the latest in our 'High Fives' series, we caught up with John Bennett, who became a Ski Club Leader in December 2003.
Job vacancy: Chalet Couple/Duo required for Chalet Freshtracks - Flaine, France
Job vacancy: Chalet Couple/Duo required for Chalet Freshtracks - Flaine, France
Ski Club Freshtracks are looking for an experienced team of two - couple or friends - to run a 9 person chalet from mid Feb through to mid April.
Freshtracks Holidays for Unlocking Your Powder Potential
Freshtracks Holidays for Unlocking Your Powder Potential
For anyone who's tried their luck off-piste, you know it's not quite as slick as the heli-ski adverts you've seen around. However with the right approach and right equipment, any adventurous skier or snowboarder can learn to master whatever confounding snow conditions the off-piste might throw at you.
Get £10 for free with a Caxton FX Currency Card
Get £10 for free with a Caxton FX Currency Card
Ski Club members get £10 added to their opening balance when they take out a Caxton FX Currency Card.
Court rules in favour of the ESF and against Ski Club of Great Britain
Court rules in favour of the ESF and against Ski Club of Great Britain
The outcome from the hearing held on 8th December 2014 in Albertville against Ski Club of Great Britain Leader, Ken Piddlesden has found against the Club.
Club Sandwich: tasty new member benefits
Club Sandwich: tasty new member benefits
Our new round-up of the latest benefits for Ski Club members, just so you don't miss out on anything.
Ambassadors - how they'll be really spoiling us
Ambassadors - how they'll be really spoiling us
Our team of Ambassadors are already in situ, looking forward to meeting Ski Club members as the season kicks off and we all start to get out into the snow. So we thought it was about time to let you know a bit more about the new Ambassador service.
Dave Ryding secures best British racing result in almost 5 years.
Dave Ryding secures best British racing result in almost 5 years.
Great Britain's top male slalom racer, Dave Ryding, recorded a personal best by placing 17th in Sunday's FIS World Cup race in Are, Sweden.
Ski Club Leader service returns to Mayrhofen this season
Ski Club Leader service returns to Mayrhofen this season
The popular Austrian destination will host a Ski Club Leader in resort this winter
Ski Club GB continues efforts to preserve its social skiing programme in France
Ski Club GB continues efforts to preserve its social skiing programme in France
A senior representative from the Ski Club attended the court hearing bought against Ken Piddlesden, Ski Club of Great Britain leader in Albertville on 8th December 2014.
Winter tyres won! Goodyear competition photos are in
Winter tyres won! Goodyear competition photos are in
All club members got Ski Club car stickers, and many people took photos of their stickers in situ, declaring their love of skiing from their car windows. We've drawn a winner...
New Ski+board magazine, out now!
New Ski+board magazine, out now!
Skiing in Antarctica, cat skiing on a budget, what's up with the Olympics, and exploding ski boots - we've got it all between the covers of the latest issue of Ski+board
Katie Ormerod wins a Ski Club award
Katie Ormerod wins a Ski Club award
The first woman to nail a double-cork 1080, at the tender age of just 16, has been chosen to receive a new award from the Ski Club. See her in action below, from tears to glory
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Sarah Baldwin
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Sarah Baldwin
This time around we put our 'High Fives' questions to Sarah Baldwin, an Avoriaz regular
The Swiss Inspired Evening - Event Report
The Swiss Inspired Evening - Event Report
Switzerland Tourism and the Ski Club took over The Snow Centre at Hemel Hempstead to celebrate 150 years of Winter Tourism after the first Brits visited St. Moritz back in 1864.
Four-time Olympian is new Ski Club ambassador
Four-time Olympian is new Ski Club ambassador
Chemmy Alcott, Britain's top alpine skier, has become a Ski Club ambassador, and will be putting in appearances with the club, encouraging enthusiasm for snowsports
The season's first Ski+board is out
The season's first Ski+board is out
The ink is only just dry on the Ski Club's magazine, and already it's inspiring members everywhere. Here's how you can get reading...
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Ryan Davison Crisp
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Ryan Davison Crisp
Question time for one of our newer Ski Club Leaders and enthusiastic blogger
Where, when and why do YOU most like to ski?
Where, when and why do YOU most like to ski?
Check out our brand new ski stats, hot from the UK's biggest ever survey. How do you compare?
Leaders' catch-up Lunch and Supper
Leaders' catch-up Lunch and Supper
If you are a Ski Club Leader or have been in seasons gone by, this event is for you!
Ski hosting and instructing in France: what's happening?
Ski hosting and instructing in France: what's happening?
It's been a difficult few years for British ski hosts and instructors in France. The situation is complicated, far from settled, and it affects the Ski Club too. Here's your comprehensive briefing on the story so far
The best goggles imaginable: whiteout-busting chocolate dispensers and other inventions
The best goggles imaginable: whiteout-busting chocolate dispensers and other inventions
The best and worst of your suggestions for the goggle features of the future...
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Ed Taylor
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Ed Taylor
It's 'High Fives' time and we catch up with Ed Taylor, Ski Club Leader since 2009
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Richard Bailey
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Richard Bailey
It's the latest installment in our series of 'High Fives' and we caught up with Richard Bailey, another graduate of our 2012 Leader's course
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Andrew Poodle
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Andrew Poodle
The next in our series of 'High Fives' interviews puts the questions to one of Andrew Poodle - one of our more recent Leaders Course 'graduates'
Members' Stories: Sunday morning
Members' Stories: Sunday morning
We share the skiing and snowboarding adventures (and mis-adventures!) of Ski Club members out in the mountains
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Paul Baldwin
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with Paul Baldwin
We put the questions to Paul Baldwin, in the very first of our new 'High Fives' series of interviews
Members' Stories: The PistenBully and the butterfly
Members' Stories: The PistenBully and the butterfly
We share the skiing and snowboarding adventures (and mis-adventures!) of Ski Club members out in the mountains
Pery Medal honours achievements of British Olympians and Paralympians
Pery Medal honours achievements of British Olympians and Paralympians
The Ski Club's prestigious Pery Medal was presented to Winter Olympic and Paralympic medallists at the Clubhouse on Wednesday evening
Powder, pistes and pixels
Powder, pistes and pixels
We've picked out some of the best images posted in the Members Photo Gallery this season

related videos

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.
Moguls - sideways power
Moguls - sideways power
In moguls one of your main areas of focus needs to be skidding. This clip helps you become more powerful in a sideways stance with flatter skis. From the Warren Smith Ski Academy Lesson Three DVD.

Racing and riding news

World Championship Success for Team GB!
World Championship Success for Team GB!
Last week saw some of the best wintersports results in British history from two of our athletes, Jasmin Taylor and Andrew Musgrave.
Christmas World Cup Skiing Action
Christmas World Cup Skiing Action
The FIS Ski World Cup season is at the half-way point and the World Championships are less than a month away. Competition is fierce and despite the lack of snow in Europe some fantastic races were...
Alpine ski racing returns for another action-packed season
Alpine ski racing returns for another action-packed season
The World Cup alpine ski season is upon us, and already there are bizarre injuries, surprise wins and challenging weather. Read on for a round-up of the action so far...
Manchester snow is ploughed into bumps for the first ever European Indoor Moguls champs!
Manchester snow is ploughed into bumps for the first ever European Indoor Moguls champs!
Ski history was made in Britain this weekend as the Chill Factore, Manchester's indoor snow slope, hosted the first ever FIS European Indoor Moguls Championships