Each year there are a great number of winter sport events in the Alps and this year is no exception. With the Alps hosting some of the most iconic downhill skiing competitions, you can be sure to catch a glimpse of the best skiers from around the world this season. However, you may be interested to know that the Alps celebrates a whole assortment of other winter sports too. From husky racing to winter golf, you will be sure to see some great events across the 18/19 ski season! Read on to find out about some of our top picks…
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The nominees for the 4th Annual World Ski Awards™ are in and voting is well under way. Carrying on from our focus on the individual categories to vote for, this week we look at France’s Best Ski Resort…
“Every man dies – Not every man really lives.” – William Wallace.
I read this quote recently and it really got me thinking, have I lived?
In the office last week Andy asked me how old I was and it took me a while to work it out. I had only celebrated my birthday a couple of months ago but I could not recall how old I was. Why? Does it matter these days? Age is but a number, isn’t it? I did some quick maths and worked out I was 28. In my lifetime I have been very fortunate to travel to some jaw dropping destinations and have experienced activities that really got the adrenaline pumping through my veins, yet I feel I haven’t accomplished everything I want to achieve. The world is so vast and the list of activities and sights to see is endless. With this in mind I decided to write myself a bucket list.
As any regular mountain goer and skier will know, there are an abundance of ski hire shops and ski schools all over the Alps. Competition is fierce, but what makes one company stand out above the others? We chat to Mike from the unique and highly reputable Oxygene Ski and Snowboard shop….
(10 points if you understand the cryptic picture!)
I’m sure if I asked every skier or snowboarder out there, they can all remember the first time they clipped themselves into their skis or strapped their feet to their board. Whether you’ve had the ski school experience or are one of those people who seem like they probably shot out of the womb doing parallel turns, we all have one thing in common – at one point we were beginners. Read More...
Here at Ski In Luxury, we don’t just deal with luxury chalets. We also work with fantastic transfer companies that can help you arrive at your chalet in style from your arrival airport. One such transfer company is SnowDrone Transfers, who we highly recommend from our own personal experience.