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Get Fit For The Season

The Team November 18th, 2010

Everyone knows that before a ski holiday, we all dread the burning thighs and aching muscles but there’re a few things that you can do during the off season that will make sure that doesn’t happen!

The ideal way to do this is to NOT HAVE AN OFF SEASON. Why not spend your summer traveling to somewhere in a different hemisphere and have a full 12 months of skiing? You could be shredding powder with the best of them, not worrying about aching muscles. Doesn’t that sound like a dream?

Ok, so that’s not that realistic for most people. If you’re wondering how to get fit before you’re trip, then this little article might be of help. Read the rest of this entry »

Ski Safety Tips

The Team October 7th, 2010

Kel from Mpora – Europe’s largest action sports video site – has put together some top tips for safety on the slopes.

After a while of thinking about how to write this article, I remembered that every sport has its risks and no one should ever be put off of trying anything new by what someone else says. This is not intended to scare someone into protecting themselves while they’re on a ski holiday or to scare them away from skiing altogether but to make sure that you have the maximum amount of fun while you are doing it. The safer you are, the more you push yourself and the more fun it becomes.

Check out the latest ski videos – all professional ski riders are always well equipped. Therefore parents really should protect their children from tip to toe to make them feel safe in the knowledge that after a fall, they’ll bounce right back up with only a plaster being needed to cover a minor scrape and the reason kids blast down a ski slope at breakneck speed is because they have no fear. Read the rest of this entry »