Last week a big storm whipped across the Australian Alps, dumping approximately 16-inches or more in places. Following the refresh, Vail-owned Perisher in New South Wales, Australia decided to extend their season until Monday, October 5th, while neighboring NSW resort Thredbo deciding to closed to get ready for summer operations. The Australian 2020 winter was always going to be a […]
Rouchelle GilmoreSkier, writer, podcaster, creative, and all-round mountain girl. Brains behind the podcast 'The Mountain Cosmos'.
Nothing excites a seasoned resort worker more than the whisper of new uniforms. Knowing no one else has worn your uniform is satisfying for a few reasons; it is more waterproof, it might actually fit well, there are no rips or random patches covering old rips, but mostly because you know it is actually clean. Mountain staff are told to clean […]
The biggest wave surfed this year on the World Surfing League XXL Competition has been surfed by a woman. Maya Gabeira surfed a 73.5-foot wave on February 11 in Nazaré, Portugal, winning the WSL’s 2020 women’s XXL Biggest Wave Award. Although the award is split into gender categories, Gabeira surfed a bigger wave than all the men. The 2020 men’s […]
When one thinks of sport and equality there are few sports that spring to mind, yet World Archery claims their sport was one of the pioneers to equality in sport. Archery, a sport that originated as a means of hunting and gathering food, dating back to the Ancient Greeks, became a sport that both men and women enjoyed in the […]
After a long winter of lockdowns and freedom being taken away from the people of Victoria, Australia, they are finally able to have a little more recreational activity again. Well, that is if they are from regional Victoria. Regional Victorians are allowed to visit alpine areas as of September 17, 2020. The COVID-19 situation in regional Victoria has been held […]
Recent research into the science behind puppy dog eyes explored on new BBC two-part documentary, Dog Tales: The Making of Man’s Best Friend. The documentary looks at the evolution from wolves to the dog breeds around today. But it more specifically looks into the dog and human relationship which is different from our relationship with other species. The domestic dog […]
Whoever thinks to take a ski holiday in North Korea? Well in 2017, National Geographic published this short film featuring Britain’s fastest snowboarder Jamie Barrow, showing a glimpse into life in the mysterious country. The film takes a trip through the capital city Pyongyang before heading to the slopes of Masikryong. Related: North Korea Officially Trademarks “Masikryong Hotel” for Ski […]