Ski Advice

How To Ski In A Straight Line (Flat Line Skiing)

How To Ski In A Straight Line (Flat Line Skiing)

Have you ever wondered if there is a way to ramp up the adrenaline levels when skiing, to push the limits of how fast you…

How Much Shin Pressure To Apply in Your Ski Boot?

How Much Shin Pressure To Apply in Your Ski Boot?

Anything you read or hear about starting to ski will include the best posture to adopt. When adopting this best posture, you will be applying…

7 Tips To Have More Fun Snow Tubing with Kids

7 Tips To Have More Fun Snow Tubing with Kids

Snow tubing is one of the best family-friendly winter activities to exist. Kids love it, teens love it, and even adults love it! Also, no…

How Common Are Avalanches When Skiing?

How Common Are Avalanches When Skiing?

Avalanche safety is often a number one priority on the minds of skiers every year. Avalanches can be terrifying and deadly and not even the…

How to Make Ski Boots More Comfortable

How to Make Ski Boots More Comfortable

If it’s your first season hitting the ski slopes or your tenth, uncomfortable ski boots are a common complaint on the mountain. There are a…

Why Don’t Skis Sink Into Fresh Snow?

Why Don’t Skis Sink Into Fresh Snow?

We all know how beautiful fresh snow is. However, when we step outside into fresh snow we immediately sink. The fresh snow is too soft…

How to Get Off a Chair Lift with a Snowboard

How to Get Off a Chair Lift with a Snowboard

You want to take your snowboarding to the next level, but there is just one thing standing in your way – the dreaded disembarking from…

14 Reasons Why Skiing is Awesome

14 Reasons Why Skiing is Awesome

There are an estimated 135 million active skiers in the world. To achieve such popularity the sport has to be offering a range of benefits…

Can You Ski All Year Round? (12 Months Of Skiing)

Can You Ski All Year Round? (12 Months Of Skiing)

There is always an element of sadness when you put your ski gear away for the last time at the end of the season. You…

Can You Downhill Ski With Cross Country Skis?

Can You Downhill Ski With Cross Country Skis?

If you’re wondering whether or not you can use your cross country skis for downhill skiing, you’ve come to the right place. Downhill and XC…

Can You Ski Without Snow? (5 Ideas for Summer Skiing)

Can You Ski Without Snow? (5 Ideas for Summer Skiing)

Just because you live in a warmer climate doesn’t mean that you can’t practice your skiing skills during the year. If you only get to…

How Dangerous is Skiing Compared to Other Sports? (The Truth)

How Dangerous is Skiing Compared to Other Sports? (The Truth)

If you’re new to skiing, you may be asking yourself how dangerous skiing is compared to other sporting endeavors. It may seem incredibly dangerous to…

Is Skiing an Extreme Sport?

Is Skiing an Extreme Sport?

If you’ve gone skiing in the winter, you may have noticed that some other skiers on the mountain seem to take it to the next…

How Fast Do Slalom Skiers Really Go?

How Fast Do Slalom Skiers Really Go?

The level of athleticism slalom skiers display is unlike anything else. These superbeings display a remarkable speed while skiing downhill and as one of the…

Are Heavier Skiers Faster? (Drag, Resistance & Gravity)

Are Heavier Skiers Faster? (Drag, Resistance & Gravity)

Following the law of gravity, heavier items drop at a faster speed. That’s just common sense. But when skiing down a slope, does a heavy…

10 Common Skiing Injuries (& How to Avoid Them)

10 Common Skiing Injuries (& How to Avoid Them)

If skiing is a part of your life, injuries are too. Injuries are unfortunately closely entwined with skiing, but that’s the reality of working with…

What Is Ski Wax Made Of? Ski Wax Ingredients

What Is Ski Wax Made Of? Ski Wax Ingredients

Step into a ski shop and you’ll be hit with shelves filled with ski wax. Feeling overwhelmed? It’s okay. Every skier felt that way at…

Need For Speed: Ski Faster With These 5 Tips

Need For Speed: Ski Faster With These 5 Tips

As an avid skier, I’m always looking for ways to improve my technique and challenge myself to reach new skiing speeds. The average speed of…

How Common Are Skiing Accidents? What’s The Chance Of Getting Injured Skiing

How Common Are Skiing Accidents? What’s The Chance Of Getting Injured Skiing

Skiing often gets bad press with lurid stories of being airlifted off a run or swept over cliffs by an avalanche. However, looking at the…

How Do You Wash Ski Jackets?

How Do You Wash Ski Jackets?

Your ski jacket is one of the most important items of clothing for skiing. It protects you from the cold, snow, rain, and the wind…

How To Clean Ski Boot Liners

How To Clean Ski Boot Liners

Ski boots are a vital and often underestimated part of the ski kit. They transfer the movements of the skier’s legs and feet to accurately…

Can You Die Skiing? (Serious Facts)

Can You Die Skiing? (Serious Facts)

We’ve all heard of occasional skiing deaths by avalanches, freak accidents on the runs, and backcountry treks gone wrong. Luckily these are all extremely rare,…

Do Skis Come Off When You Fall? (When Should They)

Do Skis Come Off When You Fall? (When Should They)

The relationship between ski bindings and how ski boots fit them is always tricky. In the event of a fall, the ski needs to break…

9 of the Most Dangerous Ski Runs in the World

9 of the Most Dangerous Ski Runs in the World

Skiers from around the world have always been attracted to the more dangerous and challenging ski runs. For some, it’s a rite of passage and…