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Behind the scenes at 'The Jump' 2017 in Kuhtai

Behind the scenes at ‘The Jump’ 2017 in Kuhtai

Last month Iain from Skipedia was lucky enough to be taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of ‘The Jump’ in Kuhtai.     The most entertaining season yet This fourth season of the show has perhaps been the most entertaining yet – probably because it has featured more skiing than in previous years. Yet when you...
When does The Jump 2017 start and who is on it?

When does The Jump 2017 start and who is on it?

If you love skiing it’s hard not to have a marmite relationship with Channel 4’s ‘reality in the snow’ programme ‘The Jump’. It doesn’t help our industry when Davina McCall says dumb things such as ‘your chances of getting injured (while skiing) are extremely high’.   Non-skiers think skiing is dangerous However, if The Jump...
Dear Davina…Is the risk of injury while skiing really ‘extremely high’?

Dear Davina…Is the risk of injury while skiing really ‘extremely high’?

In the ski industry, we all know Channel 4’s ‘The Jump’.  It’s light-hearted, vacuous fun (even if it might be fixed). But were it not for the number of injuries in recent years, it’s unlikely the show would still be going into its fourth season. Injuries = Viewers If there’s one thing that TV executives...
What were the Top 10 Posts on Skipedia in 2014?

What were the Top 10 Posts on Skipedia in 2014?

During 2014, we published 60 posts on Skipedia, covering brands as diverse as Lidl and HSBC, destinations from Flaine to Denmark and tour operators from Crystal to AliKats. But which were our most read blog posts?  Here’s our top ten – in reverse order – from 2014: 10. Mountain Base hit a PR goldmine We reported...
Five winners from Channel 4's 'The Jump'

Five winners from Channel 4’s ‘The Jump’

If you are UK-based, then you probably watched (or have at least heard of) the Alpine-themed TV show’The Jump’, recently broadcast on Channel 4. Okay, so it’s not likely to win any BAFTAs, but for its genre – and for snowsports fans – it was decent entertainment. Watching C-list celebrities have a panic attack while flying...