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UK Ski Hosting Banned in France

French Court Rules Against Ski Hosting Service in the Alps
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 19th February 2013

A court in France has banned the ski hosting service that many UK tour operators offer to guests on holiday in the French Alps. The ruling follows a legal case brought by the French authorities against Le Ski - a small UK tour operator offering the ski hosting service to their clients in The 3 Valleys.
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Guerlain Chicherit Car Backflip in Tignes

World's First in l'Espace Killy
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 18th February 2013
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Tignes was the location for a world first this weekend when Guerlain Chicherit did an incredible backflip in his Mini. 
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Snowmobile Freestyle Exhibition Cancelled for Tignes X Games 2013

Organisers cancel demonstration event following tragedy in Aspen
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 13th February 2013
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ESPN have cancelled the snowmobile freestyle exhibition from the line-up of events at this year's X Games in Tignes.
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New Facebook competition for February

Win yourself something on our Facebook page
Ellie Mahoney | Tignes Editor | published: 1st February 2013

This month we've teamed up with Chamonix based Boax Clothing to give you the chance to win one of their colourful beanies.
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French Breathalyser Law Delayed Indefinitely

Controversial Ruling Suffers Yet Another Setback
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 25th January 2013
Breathalyser

The French government has further delayed the introduction of the controversial ruling requiring drivers to carry breathalyser kits when driving in France. 
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Fred Syversen: Professional Skier With World Record for Highest Cliff Jump

An insider's guide to life as a pro skier, freeskiing in Chamonix and who to look out for in the 2013 Freeride World Tour
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 11th January 2013

As the best freeriders in the world gather in Revelstoke this weekend for the first stop on the all-new Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face, we were fortunate to be able to have a sit down with a free skiing legend, holder of the world record for the highest cliff jump and super nice guy - Fred Syversen.
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First Facbeook competition closes tonight

Winners of the Mammut head torches will be drawn tomorrow
Ellie Mahoney | Tignes Editor | published: 24th December 2012
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It's the final day of our first facebook competition, and the 3 winners will find out tomorrow, followed by the launch of our next comp!
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New Avalanche in Tignes Buries Two Skiers

Second avalanche in a week in L'Espace Killy
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 12th December 2012
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One week on from the avalanche in which a young French skier lost her life, another group of skiers have been caught in a snowslide in Tignes. As was the case in last week's incident, reports suggest that neither of the victims were wearing avalanche transceivers.
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Off Piste Skiers Caught in Avalanche in Tignes

Two skiers buried in Toviere sector avalanche - one dead
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 5th December 2012
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A group of off piste skiers were caught in an avalanche in the Toviere sector of Tignes, one of whom died on Thursday the 6th of December 2012. The group were skiing off piste under the Aeroski lift when the avalanche struck at around midday on Wednesday. 
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What's New in the Ski Industry for Winter 2012-2013?

Part 2 - It's all about you....
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 30th November 2012
An image of a group of smiling skiers/boarders

The ski industry is an ever-changing, ever developing world where companies, manufacturers and resorts continuously strive to keep up with consumer demand, stay ahead of competitors, and deliver a top notch customer experience.
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