Winter Sports

How to Ski

If you are just starting out with skiing then there are a few things you need to think about when it comes to knowing how to ski. The most important thing to know is that it takes time and practice and can’t all be learned in a day.  Related read: The Best Ski Poles in 2021 …

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How to Make a Snowboard

Snowboards can be very expensive but one of the reasons for the price is the work involved in making them. However, if you have a few DIY skills and the money and time, it is perfectly possible to make one at home.  It will still cost you to buy all of the required materials and will …

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What is Cross Country Skiing?

Cross-country skiing is a form of Nordic skiing and is one of the oldest forms of sport in the world. It involves skiing over flat ground or rolling scenery and there are several different cross-country styles.  It is a great way to explore the areas away from ski centers as cross-country skiing trails will often …

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Best Ski & Snowboard Pants

Whether you are new or expert in snowboarding or skiing, you should pick out the best snowboard pants. In snowboarding and skiing, the chances of getting an injury are quite higher, so you should choose the best ski pants that can prevent you from injury. While buying the best snowboard pants, you need to keep …

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What is Freeride Snowboarding?

There are many different types of snowboarding around and which one you prefer will depend on your own personal style and enjoyment, but you may well have come across the term “freeride snowboarding” and wondered what it was all about.  Freeride snowboarding is a distinct activity although some people do put freeriding in with mountain riding, …

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What is Alpine Skiing?

There are many different types of skiing as the sport develops and grows and becomes ever more popular but Alpine skiing is perhaps the most well-known as it simply refers to traveling down hills covered in snow on skis. It is also sometimes referred to as downhill skiing.  Related read: The Best Ski Poles in 2021 …

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Basic Snowboarding Tricks

As a snowboarder, learning tricks is not only great fun but can also improve your skills and make you a better board rider. There are plenty of ground tricks you can practice outside the park first before bringing them in and trying them out in the snow park once you have mastered them.  Related read: Best …

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What to Wear Snowboarding

When preparing for a snowboarding session or holiday it’s important to make sure you have all the right gear so that you are warm, comfortable, and able to move easily when out on the slopes. It’s important to choose fabrics that move sweat away from your body so you don’t get cold.  Also read: Best Snowboards 2021 – …

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What is Nordic Skiing?

The main difference between Nordic skiing and other types of skiing is that the binding is tied in such a way that the heel can lift up, while the toe is secured. In Alpine skiing, for example, the whole foot is secured.  There are a number of different skiing styles which fall within Nordic skiing including cross …

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