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Pure Freeride Design launches handmade Bamboo skis

Pure Freeride Design launches handmade Bamboo skis

New British company Pure Freeride Design (PFD) is launching a bespoke ski range for the freeride market. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The innovative design uses ethically sourced bamboo to produce an agile lightweight product, designed for the versatility of off-piste skiing. Handcrafted in ...

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Alpine beauty in the summer

Alpine beauty in the summer

Editor John Hill visits Italy’s best and most beautiful mountain retreat. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] The stunning Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf sits atop a mountain overlooking the picturesque Italian town of Cortina, surrounded by the stunning Dolomites. I visited in mid-summer, ...

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5 great tips for buying skis!

5 great tips for buying skis!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Summer can be a good time to buy skis as stores have more time to help you and prices are keen – by Sally Bartlett. Here’s my good guide to ensure you make the correct choices when buying skis. ...

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Good Ski Guide discovers the real Eddie the Eagle

Good Ski Guide discovers the real Eddie the Eagle

While he was based at Limone, Italian Alps, Eddie got lessons from both locals and other young British instructors. And he was so keen he sucked up all the knowledge and was skiing like a pro when one of the ...

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We discover the real Eddie the Eagle

We discover the real Eddie the Eagle

The Eddie the Eagle movie is filling cinemas all over the UK and north America right now – recalling the amazing story of Eddie Edwards, the young kid from a West Midlands plumbing family who made good despite all the ...

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Sun, Fun and Skiing

Sun, Fun and Skiing

Fila was the favourite brand for ski aficionados back in 80s – and so flash it would not look out of place today.

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American skiing is discovered by GSG

American skiing is discovered by GSG

Ski flights to Denver were £244 return in 1980 – half today’s price. They became ever cheaper when low-cost flights pioneer Sir Freddie Laker started doing London- LA returns on his Skytrain for under £200.

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