Four days at the ski show last weekend went by in a whirlwind of thousands of people most of whom had a go on our CoolBoards!  Friday was a 12 hour marathon, not finishing until 10pm.  There was a great ‘apres-ski’ party atmosphere which was great fun but not always the best environment to talk about fitness – with a beer & burger in hand!

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The ski fitness team including my daughters and their cousins and friends made a big impact on the show, although they collected more stickers and freebies than anyone else.  Pictured below with the Old School Ski Company (OOSC) jackets and headbands and Zermatt sunglasses!

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The book went down very well, especially with ski instructors, who were not only looking to improve their fitness but also help their clients keep progressing through a whole week of instruction.  Many people seem to stop learning after mid-week because they get just too tired.  A key feature of ski fitness is to inject some intelligence into your training – as the t-shirt says:  train smarter, not harder.


Graham Bell was a couple of stands down with his Skiers Edge training machine and came onto our stand to try the coolboards – picture below:


Mount Battersea – the big ski jump – was a great draw – just by our outside chalet.  The weather was warm, sunny and dry all weekend – not sure if anyone would have come and seen us if it was cold and wet.

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A great ‘whet of the appetite’ for the coming season!

2017-11-05T12:19:03+00:00 November Nov, 2016|