The Skiing Apps You Need in Your Life

Testing your skiing skills down a stunning mountainside is one of life’s great thrills, but these days the technology is there to help you enjoy an even better experience. That’s because there are now a huge amount of smartphone apps tailored towards skiing and helping you make the most of the snow, so whether you want a way to track your progress, track your location or even pit yourself in competitions with friends, it’s all easily done with a few taps of the screen. Here’s a list of our favourite skiing apps that you need in your life the next time you’re having fun in the snow.

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First Premium Ski Wear Rental business launched in the United Kingdom

Ski Smart Ski Clothing Hire

‘Ski Smart’ and hire your ski clothing

Although common in the US it has not, until now, been possible to hire branded ski clothing in the United Kingdom.

Now a new company, Skismart, has stepped into the breach to offer premium gear from major brands including Spyder, Helly Hansen, Schoffel and Killy.

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Top Three Resorts for Guaranteed Snow

As the ski season ends, some people can’t wait until December (or even October and November) to hit the slopes again! With a bad start to last ski season, we want to make sure that you, our readers and clients, get the best advice for early season skiing. Although the lack of snow can be a drawback, there are many advantages to an early season ski holiday. Have a read of our blog and then get in touch for further advice and holiday help from the  Ski-hub experts.

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Ski-hub Visit Chel-Ski

Ski-hub Visits Chel-Ski

Ski-hub Visits Chel-Ski

If you’re like me, the summer months (and even the winter months not on the slopes) can be frustrating. You quickly lose any fitness you built up during your ski/snowboard holiday, and the lack of practice means you spend the first day of your holiday finding your feet (or rather skis or snowboard!)? There is now a solution, and it’s based right on Londoners doorsteps in the heart of Chelsea. Myself and Ski-hub’s other Co-Founder were invited to check out Chel-Ski which is an exciting new ski centre in London. You can get one to one lessons, work on your technique and keep fit all year round. It is a unique and well placed slope which is well worth a visit. Read on to hear about our experience.

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Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Written by Sian, Osteopath at Total Motion, Twickenham.

Total Motion Osteoptahy, Twickenham

Total Motion Osteoptahy, Twickenham

 

Most sports have an element of risk and unfortunately skiing and snowboarding are certainly not excluded from this.

Whether you are in the park or on the nursery slopes- accidents can happen, but which injuries are most common and what can be done to limit the chances of them happening?

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Top Three Best Ski Spa Retreats

Between fun holiday on the slope and dolce vita at the spa, many destinations now offer skiing holiday linked with the relaxing side of luxury spa facilities.

We have selected for you the top three Best ski spa retreats because we all know that after a long day on the slope nothing is better than spending time at the spa and just relax. Continue reading

10 AVALANCHE SAFETY TIPS THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

Following the recent heavy snowfall since the New Year, avalanche risks in the French and Swiss Alps are high. To better protect yourselves and those you ski or snowboard with, we above all recommend going with an experienced local guide. Following that, have a read of our ‘top 10 avalanche safety tips’ and stay safe whilst enjoying the powder.

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