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
ESPN have cancelled the snowmobile freestyle exhibition from the line-up of events at this year's X Games in Tignes.
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.
French Breathalyser Law Delayed Indefinitely
Controversial Ruling Suffers Yet Another Setback
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 25th January 2013
The French government has further delayed the introduction of the controversial ruling requiring drivers to carry breathalyser kits when driving in France.
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.
First Facbeook competition closes tonight
Winners of the Mammut head torches will be drawn tomorrow
Ellie Mahoney | Tignes Editor | published: 24th December 2012
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!
New Avalanche in Tignes Buries Two Skiers
Second avalanche in a week in L'Espace Killy
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 12th December 2012
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.
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
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.
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
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.
UK Born Skier Becomes French Citizen
French Based Ben Cavet's decision prompted by lack of funding available in UK
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 23rd November 2012
18 year old Sussex born mogul skier Ben Cavet is becoming something of a legend in his chosen sport - mogul skiing. Having lived in Morzine for the past 7 years, Ben has honed his skills on the Alpine bumps and earlier this year won the French senior mogul championship.
What’s New in the Ski Industry for Winter 2012-2013?
Part 1 - New insurance policies and the growth of the backcountry sector
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 13th November 2012
No longer summer and definitely not yet winter - interseason in the Alps is a tricky time to keep one’s mind occupied. Some folks make the most of the opportunity to leave the valley, see friends, or visit warmer climes to recharge before the winter onslaught, but for those who remain, this is a time for patience - a waiting game.