Ae – Omega Man, Sept 2008


The chap (Nick) with the video cam from Sunday at Ae shot some good footage, some of it includes us so i’ve stuck it on here for folk to watch. Click on the Vimeo logo in the bottom right corner to see the bigger version on Vimeo.

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Ns Soda review


This is a great little edit explaining where the NS soda has come from and the features it carries

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Snowboarding in Cumbria: Yadmoss


Heading out into the Cumbrian hills we came accross the snow…fortunately we had our Yadmoss season passes to hand, and just by chance our snowboards in the boot…OK…it wasn’t just a coincidence! Good community spirit and rubbish snow made for an awesome day!   To see more visit : www.yadmoss.co.uk/

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Stu nose diving


I was slightly scared for stu’s life as I heard his chain come off and he still went for it!

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A morning blast on the shredder!


It has been almost 2 years since I broke my collarbone (clavical) at Ae forest, and I havn’t been back there that much since. A play day was in order, so we got up early on sunday, set off at 9am and went up to Ae, we sessioned the last section of the Omega Man… Read more »

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Ullswater spontaneous kayaking


This is the reason I love living in Carlisle. We finished moving some stuff from house to house and then decided to take the kayaks down into the lake district, 45 minutes later and we were unloading the boats from the van, not many cities in the country where you can do that. One of… Read more »

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Season in Morzine = Done!


Well, after 5 months we are finally back in the UK. Having met some inspirational people along the way, we have come back with a lot of new friends and a rake load of stories to tell. Just want to say a massive thank you to all the other seasonaires we met whilst out in… Read more »

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Out of the halfpipe….CHECK!


Well, I have done a few runs the pipe now and must admit, watching people I thought I could get some air time out of the top, but when I tried myself I was too much of a chicken! I decided to add it to my list of things to do whilst over here, and… Read more »

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A few runs in the slush


Went out for a few runs today, only to find that almost everywhere was slush. Normally good fun but after a heavy slam on wednesday my body is suffering. I came over the red kicker hoping to do a grab, but I ended up rotating 90 degrees backside instantly catching my heels on the transition.… Read more »

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Spins and things…


With the wee Wifey feeling a little under the weather today I headed out by myself to go meet up with Mel. I have found that I am a lot less forgiving when I am by myself, making comments to ignorant skiers on rental skis chipping away at my edges. When I am with someone… Read more »

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Turn it up a notch


Well, after being here for 107 days, and only 44 days to go, we all decided it was time to step it up a gear. Ems, Carol and Mel are hitting the blue kickers, barrel jump, boxes and also starting to get grabs. Dom, Stu and me have started hitting the reds on a frequent… Read more »

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Day off with some fresh snow!


It snowed on tuesday night too, so to all the people that dedicated a snowdance to the Alps, me and Ems thank you from the bottom of our heart…we needed the snow and it came! In celebration of this fact we decided to head on up for first lift (which we missed by about 2… Read more »

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Last day of sun?


Hopefully that is the last we will see of the sun for a while and HOPEFULLY it will absolutely dump it down over the next week, we need it for sure. As much fun as the current riding conditions are we need a top up. We headed up with our new found seasonnaire friends from… Read more »

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Day 40 on the mountain


68 days from leaving the UK and we have just ridden our 40th day on the mountain, shortly heading out for day 41. The target is to get 100 days on the slopes by the end of the season, and we fully intend to achieve this! As we venture round Morzine, chatting to shop owners… Read more »

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Shredding the Avoriaz Halfpipe


Well, today was not my first run through the pipe, due to a half hearted effort the other day, but it still felt like my first time! It is rock solid, icey and just incredibly intimidating…you stand at the top looking down, watching the people in front get out the pipe and pull some kind… Read more »

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A bad day for 154 Dominant


Last day off I decided to take out my favourite little board Burton 154 Dominant, which suffered an injury last year on the snowball rally losing a lot of base right next to the edge. However, local snowboard shop sorted it out and patched it, but before they were finished I snatched it away to… Read more »

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Our Day Off


So guests arrive sunday, and leave 8 days later. We cook them breakfast in the morning, and a 3 course meal in the evening. It will come as no suprise to you that on our day off…we are shattered. Despite this, we got up for first(ish) lift on Wednesday and rode all day! Heading over… Read more »

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