Fille de Neige
Cheese, cured meat, freshly baked bread, pastries and cakes, day spas, wooden chalets, snowy mountains, just a few reasons why France is a must on my bucket list of world wide snow destinations.
Heat waves are rising off the freshly raked golden sand of St Kilda beach, its 34 degrees and my pale ski bum skin is sizzling in the heat.
I chose the perfect week to arrive to Melbourne... that is if you enjoy being roasted in your own skin like the delicious little chestnuts from the hippie cart in Wanaka. Australia greeted me with a run of three sweltering forty-degree days.
Our friends at CHILL have produced a manual about the ski areas that they are involved with. We thought that it would be great to share it with you.
In skiing, transitions are vital. In this case, the transition from elite athlete to coach, coach to instructor, and instructor to demo team member.
Friday the first of August, we are lacking snow and the rain is pounding down but our spirits were up as we headed to the New Zealand Snowboarder magazine 60th issue celebration at Gin and Raspberry in Wanaka.