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More Ski Racer Nicknames

We've compiled a good list of nicknames for you at Snow Kings for some of the top names in the world of ski racing.

Derbyshire Ski Shops

For anyone in or around the Derbyshire area, here's our list of your local ski and snowboarding shops.

More Celebs that Ski & Snowboard...

A few more celebrities added to our list of famous people who like to ski or snowboard.

Ski Areas of Austria

Austria is home to some of Europe's most scenic ski areas. We've updated the stats and links for the areas we cover, so check out our guide on what this beautiful country has to offer.

Latest Top Tips for Skiers/Boarders

You'll be pleased to hear that a new top tip has been added to the list, which you may (or may not) find useful...

Chateau d'Oex Webcams

See what the live conditions are like in the Swiss ski resort of Chateau d'Oex and the surrounding area.

Liechtenstein Webcams

See for yourself what the real-time conditions are like in the Liechtenstein resorts with our list of live-streams and web cameras from Liechtenstein.

The Legendary Kitzbuhel Downhill

The downhill at Kitzbuhel is one of the most exciting events on the race calendar for fans of the sport. Check out the history and details of the Hahnenkamm race - the most brutal race slope in skiing .

Ski-phrase of the week...

Corduroy... Not the material that your dad's flares were made of in the 1970's, but the appearance of the pistes after they've been groomed by the piste-bashers into lovely parallel lines. A great feeling to be the first to ski over them !

Resort of the week...

Wengen... Grand old Swiss resort nestling on a ledge in the Jungfrau.

Brand of the week...

Colmar... Italian brand with a great ski-racing pedigree.

Ski-shop of the week...

Rivington Alpine... Lancashire-based shop specialising in ski-boot fitting.




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Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival

Chateau d'Oex Switzerland

The Alpine capital of ballooning celebrates it's main festival in the heart of winter, making it worth a visit during a ski or boarding holiday.

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Lauberhorn Races

Wengen Switzerland

It's the longest downhill on the World Cup circuit, and the one with the most dramatic backdrop. It's the Lauberhorn.

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White Turf Races

St Moritz Switzerland

The resort's image as a millionaire's playground is enhanced further when the frozen lake is turned into a horse racing circuit over 3 weekends in February.

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Snow Factor Braehead

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Snozone Castleford

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The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead

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Chill Factor Manchester

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Snozone Milton Keynes

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SnowDome Tamworth

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Wengen It'll blow your mind.

Home to one of the world's most famous and spectacular ski races, Wengen is situated in one of Switzerland's most beautiful locations, with incredible views everywhere you turn.

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Grindelwald Unbeatable views of the Eiger.

Grindelwald is one of the classic Swiss resorts, with a view of the Eiger that simply cannot be beaten.

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Murren Peaceful. Unspoilt. Beautiful.

Perched high above one of Europe's most famous valleys, Murren is a beautiful, traditional Swiss resort that oozes character and history.

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