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Although predominantly aimed at snow sports the Receptor has been designed with a wide range of users in mind.Weighing in at 550g this is one of the lighter helmets on the market.Buy on Amazon - POC Receptor...
We've seen many legendary Alpine athletes retire this year, greats such as Lindsey Vonn and Aksel Lund Svindal have all waved goodbye. Now it is sadly time for another to go, Sweden's Frida Hansdotter.
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It has been a busy week and although new content has been a bit wanting the last week, we have plenty of new articles and reviews coming in the next week. Last weekend we...
Austria is the undoubted home of Alpine skiing, the sheer number of resorts, the status of their skiing athletes. You cannot deny that Austrian's live and breath skiing but with so many choices where is the best...
Built by volunteers, Exeter Ski Club has been the first taste of skiing and snowboarding for many people over the years. Serving as a winter sports hub for beginners and experienced skiers alike, the dry slope is...
Wales is a stunning country known for its diverse landscape, dramatic mountains, vast lakes and rugged terrain. Despite this, it is often overlooked as a holiday destination. This is fairly understandable if sunbathing is...
In the final day of the competition, Austria truly hit back at any doubters. Throughout the event the Alpine giants have been a little disappointing, narrowly missing out in many disciplines where their athletes have been considered...
Are you waking up at a European ski resort this morning? Perhaps you are in the French Alps, the Pyrenees or somewhere in Scandinavia? Well, if you're wondering what the weather is up to in the next...
The weather has often been a focal point during the 2019 World Championships, with everything from heavy rain, high-speed winds, glorious sunshine and blizzard-level snowfall making a show over the last thirteen days. Yesterdays Women's Slalom event...
It's been a packed seven days in the Get Up And office, with more of you reading online than ever before, it's been a busy week creating new content to keep the site fresh and exciting! This week has also...
With sunshine returning and the strong winds departing Åre, the conditions were much better for the Men's Giant Slalom. Marcel Hirscher was the favourite for the event, the Austrian has been in great form all season and...
February half-term marks one of the busiest weeks in the ski calendar, with thousands of families leaving the UK for a week on the snow we have a few tips to help you get the most out...
The weather has been threatening all week in Åre and the elements certainly ramped up their barrage yesterday. Rain, high-speed winds and temperatures well above zero Celsius once again challenged both athletes and organisers but the event...
The Alpine team event is a different prospect to most other skiing competitions. The head to head format, men and women competing together and nation vs nation action completely changes the atmosphere in the venue. The event...
The Men's combined saw a dramatic change in the leaderboard between the first downhill event and final slalom run. The downhill was once again affected by poor visibility. Heavy snow and high-speed winds meant the start line...
After Aksel's Lund Svindal's silver medal in his final competition on Saturday, the pressure for Lindsey Vonn to achieve the perfect end to her illustrious career had undoubtedly ramped up. Add this to her dramatic crash earlier...
Organisers were once again battling the elements in Åre with heavy snowfall overnight. Despite this, the event did start on time but suffered two small delays for further snow during today's running. Crowd...
It was Switzerland's Wendy Holdener who topped the Women's combined event after a strong showing in the slalom. Today's proceedings were delayed by heavy snow, which also forced the start to be moved to the reserve position...
Italian Dominik Paris won the second gold medal of Åre 2019 on an incredibly technical Men's Super-G course. With 21 of the athletes not completing the course, either through DNF or disqualification, getting to the finish line...