Behind the Brand: Dynastar Skis

Since 1963, Chamonix-based Dynastar have been crafting high quality skis that equip skiers to express themselves on the mountain. In this Behind the Brand article, we learn what makes Dynastar unique and how skis like the Legend series have become iconic for skiers everywhere. Explore the Dynastar collection on SportPursuit now > Nestled in the…

Sustainability in snowsports

As skiers and snowboarders we care about protecting the mountains – after all, that’s where all the fun is! Finding ways to reduce the impact of our winter pursuits is an important part of taking action to tackle climate change and there are plenty of innovative companies, resorts and brands trying to help as well….

The new Totally Snow magazine

Started in 2015, Totally Active Magazine brings together highlights of our favourite pursuits and active outdoor adventures in one place. Now, just in time to get you stoked for winter Totally Active is launching a new magazine focusing on skiing and snowboarding. Welcome to Totally Snow! Stoked for winter? Shop the pre-season Snowsport Clearance now!…

All the best ski film trailers for 2019

It’s that time of year – as the snow levels start to build in resorts across the Northern Hemisphere, so does the excitement for the winter season ahead. Skiers and snowboarders everywhere feel that familiar tug of anticipation and eagerly await their first trip to the mountains. In the meantime, an avalanche of awesome ski…

Get fit to ski with World Champion Dave Ryding

We’ve teamed up Snowsport England and Great Britain’s number one skier Dave Ryding, with the help of David Lloyd Clubs, to help you get in shape for the slopes. Whether you’re just making your first steps (and turns!) on snow or you’re a more confident skier looking to push your performance up a notch, the…

Three ways to get your skiing fix with WeSki

This is a guest post from WeSki, the hassle-free ski holiday specialist. Through WeSki, you can utilise an advanced holiday builder as a team of dedicated ski experts create custom-made holidays for you. Deciding where and when to go on your ski trip can be hard work. To help you get excited for your next trip…

SportPursuit Partnering with Ski Bartlett, Snowsports Specialist

SportPursuit and specialist ski workshop Ski Bartlett are teaming up to bring you unbeatable deals on the very best snowsports gear.  We’re stoked to be working with Ski Bartlett. With over 50 years of experience in snowsports and strong roots in the British race scene, Ski Bartlett are a great hub of technical expertise and…

Win a ski holiday and UNTRAKT ski kit with SkiWeekends

The sun might be shining but the mountains are never far from our minds. Winter sports specialists SkiWeekends have just released their summer magazine to get you inspired for your next trip, and it’s full of great ideas. Why not give it a read on your summer holidays – relaxing on a beach in the…

Your new favourite ski show – The White Out

Our friends over at InTheSnow are obsessed with skiing. Whatever time of year they are there to bring you top ski content: reviews of all the latest gear, interviews with legends of the sport, new and unique destinations and of course all the latest mountain news from across the globe. This year, they’ve gone one step…

Gear Guides: the best goggles for skiing and snowboarding

This is a guest post from InTheSnow, the UK’s most read ski magazine to coincide with the launch of their new TV show. The White Out is chock full of essential news, info and features from across the world of snow sports. Within the first episode, our Buyer’s Guide experts discuss the importance of ski goggles,…

Gear Guides: How to Layer for Skiing and Snowboarding

Time in the mountains usually means being prepared for a wide variety of possible conditions. Especially for people getting active in the hills – whether it’s on skis or board, scenic snowshoeing or gnarly park practice – staying comfortable is going to maximise the enjoyment you get out of your day. Luckily, it isn’t too…

Behind the Scenes of a Ski Brand Photo Shoot

Ever wondered about what goes on behind the scenes of a ski brand? We give you a sneak peek of the hidden magic with this guest blog post from new sustainable ski brand UNTRAKT, who headed out to Grindelwald in the Swiss Alps for their first photo shoot. Planning a photo shoot takes a lot…

Sharing The Stoke

Everyone who loves the mountains knows that feeling. A shiver of excitement, the indescribable buzz clarified by fresh alpine air and magnified by breathtaking views. It inspires you from your first wobbly moments on skis, fuels you through a challenging run, and rewards you with a glow of satisfaction from every trip.    Sharing this…

Telemarking

Never one to shy away from a new challenge, cyclist and freelance journalist Juliet Elliott loves travelling the globe in pursuit of adventure and belly laughs. An ex-professional snowboarder who hung up her boots to go on tour with a metal band, these days you’re more likely to find her cycling than sliding sideways down…

Skiers turn Boston streets into urban playground

While most Massachusetts residents were busy digging themselves out from the 68 inches of snow that fell in February of 2015, the athletes at Teton Gravity Research (TGR) were turning the streets of Boston into their own urban playground. This post was first published on 19th February 2016. 0

Is this the best ski video of 2015?

Olympic halfpipe bronze medallist Kevin Rolland and freeride skier Julien Regnier race all over La Plagne, France, in their latest movie short “Fast Forward” shot by filmmaker Mathias Lopez and also starring members of the French Alpine Ski Team. 0

Fancy night skiing in an LED suit?

SportPursuit skiers and snow sport lovers, we know it’s been a  little while since we’ve shared a stunning skiing video on this blog, but we’re sure you will agree that it’s been worth the wait after watching this. Filmed at night with massive lights, custom-made LED suits and certainly a heavy amount of creative planning…

The Top 10 Ski and Snowboard Films 2013/14

Source – MarLeah Cole (Flickr Creative Commons) Once again it’s that time of year when snow lovers across the Northern Hemisphere start getting excited at the prospects of the season ahead, and when ski and snowboard movies start falling left, right and centre. Nothing can quite build the hype for the Winter months ahead like…

Five Action Sport Athletes Who Make Your Monday Average

With the cold weather sweeping back into the UK over the weekend; we’ve been sat dreaming about the outdoors again…and tied in with the release of another teaser for upcoming tribute documentary ‘McConkey’; here’s a few videos showing men and women who make the most of it. Here’s to Spring. 1.) Shane McConkey Shane’s death…

Sale Preview: Powderhorn Ski Apparel

  When a company starts making snow wear in Jackson Hole, it only means one thing – a legend is born! For 40 years Powderhorn have been making high-end snow wear, using the best materials on the market, combined with the greatest colours on the slopes – it’s time to end the rule of black,…

Dressed To Chill – A Guide to Ski & Snowboard Clothing

With the nights now reaching the point where they start long before we leave the office; and most greetings including the words ‘cold’, ‘chilly’ or ‘Baltic’; it can only mean one thing – snow is on its way and we should be gearing up for the ski season! Obviously when it comes to ski and…

The Top 10 Ski and Snowboard Films 2012/13

Update: Check out our 2013/14 round up now! So with the snow starting to fall in the extremities of the British Isles, and the calendar gently rolling into December; the ski season is well and truly getting into gear. Any seasonnaire friends have likely already run away to their respective resorts, leaving you with nothing but…

Top 4 Adventures for Summer Skiing in Chile

With the ski season now well and truly behind us, we’ve been getting cravings for more of the white stuff. Luckily, the heli-skiing team at Pure Powder got in touch and shared with us their top tips for adventuring to the southern-hemisphere and discovering skiing in Chile!   If you can’t bear the thought of waiting another…