Published on: April 21, 2020
Well, we are getting used to being in Lockdown, which means we are also all going a bit stir crazy.
And as well as exercise and posting pictures of sourdough on social media, we have also found that a bit of escapism is vital.
So what better way to restore a bit of sanity than watching some brilliant, interesting and occasionally slightly crazy skiing videos?
And to deliver on this Emma has been looking at videos just for you, so you can enjoy the cool, the unexpected and the deep – deep powder as well as some deep thinking from a pro racer…
SAND SKIING IN PERU
What do you so if you don’t have any snow? Maybe if you find yourself in the middle of the desert…?
Well, two Swedish pro-skiers decided to experiment with some sand skiing. This is brilliant idea is the story of their journey around Peru and how they discovered shredding the dunes…
RETURN OF THE TURN: BUMPS SKIING
A cheesy journey to Squaw Valley, which just happens to feature the legendary US mogul skier Jonny Moseley. And a load of slushy bumps. This is exactly what we had hoped to be doing this spring in Verbier – but it didn’t quite work out like that…
POWDER IN JAPAN
You know everyone goes on and on about skiing powder in Japan? Well this cracking film takes you on a journey into the deep stuff – with the addition of a few man-made features to spice things up.
They might not do Fondue over there, but they get some cracking conditions…
MIKAELA SHIFFRIN: GS ANALYSIS
What does one of the best ever female ski racers think about?
Well here’s a fascinating insight into what gets into a GS race. What she thinks, what her strategies are and how she deals with the psychological aspect of skiing – planning her line and adapting when she’s charging down the race course…
RETURN OF THE TURN: CARVING
Most ski films fixate on off-piste and tricks – but the truth is the feeling of rolling the edges over and bending the ski is an addictive sensation that is at the heart of most recreational skiing.
So our final video celebrates the art of ripping the groomed piste – and talking about what an essential platform it is for all aspects of skiing.