STYLE ALTITUDE for Skiing and Snowboarding

February
Freeride World Tour

FREERIDE WORLD TOUR KICKINGHORSE

The second leg of the Freeride World Tour kicked off in Kickinghorse. French snowboarder, Victor de le Rue, above, stomped his lead over the rest of the field landing an impressive double and a smooth backside 360. "I am in a good position now, meaning I can free my mind and maybe try some other moves in the next comp", he says about his win. Watch this space. Photo: Dominique Daher

    SKI NEWS

    DEAD GIVEAWAY Owners of high-end DPS skis can leave them to friends and family via the new DPS Skis Will & Testament. With their Lifetime Warranty, DPS skis now come with a legally-binding Will & Testament. Meticulously crafted to outlast the ordinary, the Salt Lake City ski company point out that a pair of DPS skis is 'an heirloom meant to be cherished by generations to come'.

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Gear Reviews

FEB 24
Ski-Mojo Knee Brace review

REVIEW USING THE SKI-MOJO INSTEAD OF A KNEE BRACE

Having always thought that the Ski-Mojo was not an alternative to a medical hinged knee brace such as Donjoy, after skiing hard with one all day, and with prior persistent knee issues what a revelation it turned out to be...

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Features

FEB 24
Ski Touring Resort in Canada

THE LATEST NO LIFT SKI RESORT FOR BACKCOUNTRY SKIERS

Following in the tracks of Bluebird, USA, there's a new mountain area in Canada aimed at the growing ski touring trend, Hankin Evelyn near Smithers, BC. The fact that it has no lifts, no base lodge and no ski school, is exactly what is the attraction of Hankin Evelyn, with more skiers in search of the non-commercialised backcountry skiing experience...

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The Ski Blog

FEB 24
Tech gear for ski touring

FULLY CHARGED: THE LATEST TECH TOOLS FOR SKI TOURING

Mobile, avy bag, watch, dog's GPS, all need to be charged ready for the day's ski tour. And now we have Cardo comms units to power up. Roger that...

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Winter Sports News

    Thompson has 'nothing to prove' in skeleton

    Great Britain's Craig Thompson says he has "nothing to prove" at this year's World Championships in the skeleton.
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    Mouat & Morrison rinks selected for Worlds

    Bruce Mouat and Rebecca Morrison's rinks will represent Scotland at this year's World Curling Championships.
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    Atkin ends season with World Cup silver

    Britain's Zoe Atkin wins freeski halfpipe silver at the final World Cup event of the season in Canada to finish third in the overall standings.
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    Canada to appeal over Russia figure skating bronze

    Skate Canada is to appeal against the decision to award Russia figure skating team bronze from the 2022 Winter Olympics despite Kamila Valieva's disqualification.
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    Great Britain's Weston claims World Cup bronze

    Great Britain's Matt Weston claims World Cup bronze in the men's skeleton in Altenberg, Germany.
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