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Total Heliski Show Arrives in London.

Total Heliski Show Arrives in London.
The popularity of heliskiing has been growing quickly since its inceptions in the 1960s. Since the idea was first put into practice in North America, it has spread to all major skiing locations across the globe. Two features define heliskiing. First, skiers use helicopters rather than ski lifts to access the slopes and second, heliskiing takes place off-trail in natural surroundings, which is in stark... 

London Freeze Festival to Host First Big Air of the Season.

London Freeze Festival to Host First Big Air of the Season.
This coming weekend will see the arrival of the Relentless Freeze Festival in London. The two-day event is the U.K.’s only festival of snow sports and music and is expected to attract very large crowds of skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. The Festival, which will take place at London’s Battersea Power Station on 28th and 29th October, will incorporate the third event of the 2012 LG Snowboard... 

Skiing or Snowboarding – Which is the more dangerous?

A recent report by the American Ski Areas Association has found skiing to be the deadliest snowsport of them all. According to the Daily Mail, the recently published research shows that whilst snowboarding causes more injuries overall, skiing accidents are more likely to be fatal. This revelation defies popular opinion, as generally speaking, snowboarding is perceived as the riskiest extreme snowsport. The... 

Zoe Gillings defies odds to finish 7th in Snowboard World Championships.

If you were to look up the meaning of the word “Determined” in OED, you would probably find a picture of Zoe Gillings there. Gillings, who is one of the brightest hopes of British snowsports, finished 7th in the recent Snowboard World Championships, held in La Molina in Spain, despite having to overcome some significant obstacles in order to stay on form. The result in Spain moves Zoe... 

All New Ski and Snowboard Show Hitting London in October

This October, London’s Olympia Arena will play host to the all-new Ski and Snowboard Show. The much awaited event is a world-class snowsports platform, used showcase some of the very top ski and snowboard talent around. Love Extreme Sports previews what will be on offer at this year’s event. The all new Ski and Snowboard Show promises to be as visually stunning as it is innovative. Spectator... 

Extreme Snow Sports in the U.K.

Snow sports are without question some of the most extreme sports on offer. Snowboarding, Skiing, Snowkiting and Ice Climbing all have highly adrenaline inducing content. With each, the pursuit of the thrill is tinged with personal danger.  It was revealed recently that one in ten of the thousands of Winter Olympic athletes who competed at the 2010 event in Vancouver, Canada, were injured. Snowboarding... 
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