Tag Archives: winter olympics

6 Things You Never Knew You Could Do In Whistler

23 June 2016

There’s some easily found stats floating around about skiing in Whistler – well over 200 runs, an insane amount of bowls, snowfall that equals three double-decker buses stacked on top of each other, and a village which puts the… ‘ray’ into… après? Dig a little deeper though and you’ll find some of the most extreme, […]

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Our guide to Slopestyle Snowboarding

7 February 2014

Tomorrow morning, 20 year old superstar Jamie Nicholls will be taking part in the Slopestyle Snowboarding finals after getting a stunning 86.75 in his second run in qualifying. It’s one of many new events that have sprung up in Sochi this year, and it’s one of the most varied and exciting events in snowsports. So what […]

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Our guide to Sochi – the resort

30 January 2014

Sochi – what is it, where is it and why is it? We’ve all been enchanted over the past fortnight by the speed of the downhill skiers, the borderline insanity of face-first skeleton and the high drama of curling. But after the Olympics have come and gone what will there be for the rest of […]

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Team GB announce athletes for Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

22 January 2014

Today Team GB have announced the line up for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics – including 2 Alpine skiers, 2 biathletes, 10 bobsledders, 4 cross-country skiers, 10 curlers, 6 figure skaters, 6 freestyle skiers, 5 lugers, 4 skeletons and 7 snowboarders. History teaches us that we are not always the best in the world at […]

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Our chat with Rowan Cheshire

22 January 2014

  We had a chance to have a chat with Rowan Cheshire, an 18 year old medal hope in the ski halfpipe event – one of the new events at the Olympic Winter Games at Sochi this year. She said she was “really happy” and “totally stoked” to be heading to Sochi, although the first […]

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