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Tragedy Strikes As British Snowboarder Suffocates In Snow After Falling Head First

Whilst off-piste in Meribel a British snowboarder is thought to have suffocated to death after a fall head first into the fresh snow.  French Authorities have said the 25 year old, a seasonnaire in the French resort of Meribel, could have been buried upside down for 30 minutes before being discovered. Attempts to resuscitate by …

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VAIL RESORTS INTRODUCES EMMA, YOUR EPIC MOUNTAIN ASSISTANT

VAIL RESORTS INTRODUCES EMMA, YOUR EPIC MOUNTAIN ASSISTANT, THE WORLD’S FIRST DIGITAL MOUNTAIN ASSISTANT TO PROVIDE REAL-TIME INFORMATION TO SKIERS AND SNOWBOARDERS Emma, Your Epic Mountain Assistant, is the world’s first digital mountain assistant to offer information on everything from grooming, lift line wait times and parking to recommendations on rentals, lessons and dining options.  …

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Jan Farrell Has First Podium Place In World Cup Speed Skiing Event In Sun Peaks

British team speed skier, Jan Farrell has had his first ever podium place at the World Cup event in Sun Peaks, Canada. It’s the first British podium in a World Cup Speed 1 event (the highest level of Speed Skiing competition) since 2004. Farrell reached a speed of 167.45 KPH on March 6, 2018 that …

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1200 Quarantined at Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Nine hundred military personnel have been drafted to cover the 1200 security staff quarantined after a suspected norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics. The POCOG, the local organising committee for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, confirmed on Tuesday that 41 private security staff were admitted to hospital with headaches, stomach pain and diarrhoea. …

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Exciting New Mountain Property Agency Launches This Winter

Alpine Property Search, a new agency specialising in the sale of mountain properties in Switzerland, France and Japan, has launched this winter. The agency, headed up by former investment banker David Bhagat, promises a personal service and attention to detail that will set it apart from competitors. David and the team are passionate winter sports …

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