The Audi FIS Ladies World Cup again graced the Courchevel Stade. Now in its 9th year, this festival of Slalom and Giant Slalom is one of the holiday period highlights. The Courchevel World Cup is one of the most glamorous events on the Ladies tour and a firm favourite with both athletes and spectators alike. Here’s a rundown of everything that took place at this years Courchevel World Cup.
The three valleys over Christmas and New Years; what a magical time! Full of skiing, fireworks and of course lots and lots of cheer. The French Alps know how to do the festivities well with their indulgent food, traditional decoration and beautiful rich Rhone Valley red wine. Keep reading for the three valleys festive fun, you will have such a jam-packed itinerary there will be barely any time for actual skiing- sorry.
Five tips for Beginner Snowboarders.
You’re starting snowboarding; sweet! Snowboarding is a fantastic way to experience being in the mountains, make new friends and generally have loads of fun. Our blog top 10 tips for beginners talks about a lot of what you’re going to want to know and is worth a look but this is specific to getting you going on a snowboard. So what kind of things should you be doing to make the most of it? Here are our five tips for beginner Snowboarders to get the most out of your first holiday.
How to Ski Powder Snow
It’s dumped all night, the holy grail of skiing has arrived- A powder day. So many of us live for this moment the feeling of our skis weightless floating in a powdery bliss!We’ve all seen the videos of godlike skiers flying through the trees up to their waists and we want some of that!!! For many though the first forays into the deep stuff can be a daunting prospect with some giving up altogether. They will hear and read a million different things to help them there are as many articles as snowflakes in the sky. A question that crops up time and again is how to ski powder snow
So you’ve committed to taking up a snow sport!? Fantastic! Regardless of how old you are, how fit you are or who you think should be skiing or snowboarding this could be one of the best decisions you will ever make. Skiing and snowboarding are great fun and a fantastic way to experience being in the mountains, which is a truly magical place.
At SnowLimits Ski School we feel we are lucky to live and work in the Three Valleys, probably the best area for teaching children in the Alps. Whether it be the huge acreage on the Jardin Alpin in Courchevel, the fun games that can be played on the Altiport in Meribel or hunting for snowthudubadumps through the trees of La Tania, the Three Valleys have it covered. Keep reading to find out how to get the best for your child in our ski school. Read More