Category Archives: Snowboarding

No more X Games Tignes!

Snowboarding has, at least for the most part, escaped the fallout from the economic turmoil that’s been ever present over the past few years. Obviously visitors to snowy climes declined in the subsequent aftermath of 2008 and overall spend in … Continue reading

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Try it, you might like it – reasons to snowboard

Here in the UK we’re still enjoying those warm summer months. After amazing weather in July we’re still doing OK in terms of less rain and more sun, but without wanting to sound like the prophet of doom, winter will … Continue reading

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HandiRack HR20 review

If you’re looking for a quick and easily implemented solution for transporting watersports equipment to the beach (or lake/river) then the HandiRack HR20 inflatable racking system could fit the bill nicely. Here’s what I had to say about how the … Continue reading

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Becoming a watersports instructor

When I set off on my seasonaire journey I never would have guessed how the years spent working overseas, teaching the sports I love, would have molded me. Working as a coach/instructor gave me so many different skills – and … Continue reading

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Top 5 coastal drinking holes…

…as determined by a surfer. Where do you tend to quaff a post session pint? Tez and Dan enjoying a post windsurf bevvy – pic fi Plavenieks  

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‘Avin’ it in Andorra (new Stoke Travel piece)

Here’s my new piece on the Stoke Travel website – ‘Avin’ it in Andorra

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Addiction

Addictive – snow is just frozen water after all I’ll admit it – I’m addicted! I need my fix and I’ll go to great lengths to accomplish this. Even if it’s to the detriment of other areas in my life.

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Tools for the job

The author surfing Somewhere in the world now there will be agro and animosity in the water. Someone riding a  craft different to that of another water user will have decided to take offence at this fact, which then results in, … Continue reading

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