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Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast - Episode 14

Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast – Episode 14

For our 14 episode Jim and Iain discussed the best snowsports April Fools, plus Iain visits The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead and we also talk to James Gambrill, founder of LISTEX. You can listen to The Knowledge is Powder Ski Podcast on Soundcloud (below), Stitcher and on iTunes. Give us your feedback… We would love...
Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast - Episode 13

Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast – Episode 13

In Episode 13 Jim and Iain discuss the merits of training indoors at Chelski v. grass skiing, see what Clanchief had to stay about us on Snowheads. There’s an interview with Dan and Lara from the snowsports charity Snowcamp about their new #switch180 campaign, plus Jim travels to Les Arcs for the day on the snowtrain....
Facebook Live: Advice, Tips and Best Practice

Facebook Live: Advice, Tips and Best Practice

Since Facebook launched their live streaming service ‘Facebook Live’ in 2015, this year usage has increased exponentially. Facebook’s initial strategy was to persuade celebrities to use the format, before it was opened to all US users in February 2016 and then rolled out globally later in the year.     Why go live? The most...
Five Great Examples of 'Star Wars' In The Snow

Five Great Examples of ‘Star Wars’ In The Snow

Unless you’ve been living in a cave like Obi Wan Kenobi, you may have noticed a new Star Wars movie has recently come out. We thought we’d mark the occasion by celebrating five great ‘Star Wars’ appearances in ski resorts! 1. Star Wars comes to the Folie Douce These guys are always bang on the...
Courchevel and Val Thorens go head to head to open first

Courchevel and Val Thorens go head to head to open first

Ski resorts can be like buses – you wait for ages for one of them to open early and suddenly two do it on the same day. Today (Wednesday 26 November) both Courchevel and Val Thorens opened early for a preview day of skiing. Announced on Twitter In the case of Courchevel, which doesn’t officially...
Airbnb turn Courchevel cable car into chalet for night

Airbnb turn Courchevel cable car into chalet for night

Only last month we noted on Skipedia how Airbnb were targeting French ski resorts, with a goal of having 10,000 listings by the end of the season. Spectacular guerrilla marketing This week however Airbnb have pulled off one of the most spectacular pieces of guerrilla marketing in a ski resort we’ve seen for some time...