The shocking death of legendary US ski mountaineer, Hilaree Nelson, has been confirmed. A rescue team has recovered her body from near the summit of Mount Manaslu in the Himalayas. Nelson, 49, was skiing down from the world's eighth highest summit with her partner when she went missing on Monday. Hilaree we salute you.
Japan's Prime Minister has announced that the borders will be open for tourists from 11th October with the recent visa, package tour and entry cap restrictions removed. Japow here we come.
Bought your season's ski pass yet? If, yes, then you could have a bargain as fuel costs are threatening a steep rise in costs for ski resorts in Europe. But, you could, also, be locking yourself into skiing in a resort with reduced skiing IF there's a snow drought and artificial snow-making is limited during the winter due to those very same fuel costs.
Plus ça change, the more things change, the more they stay the same, just about sums up ski and snowboard wear for this winter. For many outdoor brands and retailers it's a roll-over season, having sold very little during the missing ski season of 2020-2021. What to wear? It depends on your tribe. It's still GNAR versus GLAMOUR, performance layers versus shiny bodycon pieces - and no prize for knowing which is aimed at the powder pros and which is for piste poseurs.....Discover More
British Skeleton is handed a £1.7m funding cut for the next Winter Olympics cycle after failing to win a medal at the Beijing 2022 Games. click here for more
An investigation into teenage Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva has been completed, according to her country's anti-doping agency Rusada, with its findings due by early October. click here for more
Nottingham Panthers boss Gary Graham says he relishes the task of ending the club's longest trophy drought this century. click here for more
British alpine skiers launch crowdfunding appeal for 'stability' after losing their World Class Programme funding. click here for more
Olympic, European and world mixed doubles champion Eve Muirhead retires from curling saying he hopes she showed "girls that being sweaty's cool". click here for more