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How do you become a ski instructor in Switzerland?

How do you become a ski instructor in Switzerland? | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
Ed Mannix, a skier for over 50 years and owner of Matterhorn Chalets.We asked Ed how you become a ski instructor in Switzerland:
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This 58-year-old Briton proved that it's never too late to become a ski instructor
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Exclusive Interview with Charlotte Bankes – the newest member of GB Snowsport - (Pyeongchang,Rome) - Ski News

Exclusive Interview with Charlotte Bankes – the newest member of GB Snowsport - (Pyeongchang,Rome) - Ski News | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
Exclusive Interview with Charlotte Bankes – the newest member of GB Snowsport, discussing Pyeongchang, Rome and Saas-Fee in the Ski News Forum.
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Very interesting to see Charlotte Bankes moving from the French team to Team GB...
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Episode 24: Billy Morgan, Chemmy Alcott v. Graham Bell, Snow Farming & ‘Inside the Chill Factore’ – The Ski Podcast

Episode 24: Billy Morgan, Chemmy Alcott v. Graham Bell, Snow Farming & ‘Inside the Chill Factore’ – The Ski Podcast | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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The Ski Podcast looks at snow farming in Courchevel, updates from Val d'Isere, Verbier, Murren, Val Thorens and Ski Dubai. 

Take a listen now to find out what's going on in the UK ski market. 
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Would you want to go to a ski resort that’s ‘like the Tube’? | Skipedia

Would you want to go to a ski resort that’s ‘like the Tube’? | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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Clearly neither Kitzbuhel nor the agency who suggested this ad have ever travelled on the London Underground.

No Brit would want to go to a ski resort that's 'like the Tube'...
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Verbier start unique partnership with Liverpool FC | Skipedia

Verbier start unique partnership with Liverpool FC | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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Very interesting new development. Football = celebrity and it make a lot of sense for resorts to form partnerships as the modern game is now so middle-class in its support.
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Iain Martin wins award for ‘Best Online Article’ from France Montagnes | Skipedia

Iain Martin wins award for ‘Best Online Article’ from France Montagnes | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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Delighted to win this and generate some extra coverage for the French Pyrenees
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Seasonal Businesses in Travel warn of dangers of ‘Hard Brexit’ | Skipedia

Seasonal Businesses in Travel warn of dangers of ‘Hard Brexit’ | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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The organisation Seasonal Businesses in Travel, or SBIT, have been working hard to make sure their message gets out about the risk to British companies and jobs from Brexit. It may not change anything, but we certainly hope it does! 
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Folie Douce to open new hotel in Serre Chevalier | Skipedia

Folie Douce to open new hotel in Serre Chevalier | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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Interesting to see how quickly Folie Douce are diversifying into the hotel market and with a big development

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The Winter Olympics Ski Podcast – (not) live from PyeongChang 2018 | Skipedia

The Winter Olympics Ski Podcast – (not) live from PyeongChang 2018 | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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A different insight into the Winter Olympics in our 10 minute daily summary...
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Lies, Damn Lies and Ski Statistics | Skipedia

Lies, Damn Lies and Ski Statistics | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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Too many publishers prefer stats that don't add up or tell the real story...
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The Knowledge is Powder Ski Podcast – Episode 3 | Skipedia

The Knowledge is Powder Ski Podcast – Episode 3 | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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Listen to our new ski podcast - it's a magazine style covering the latest news and views. This is our 'London Ski Show' Special.
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Watch new world record for sprinting in ski boots

Watch new world record for sprinting in ski boots | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
Two Brits have set a new world record
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What do you do your ski boots?  Sprint 100m, of course..
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Les Arcs, Annecy, Montgenevre and other SkiDebrief 2017 Winners | Skipedia

Les Arcs, Annecy, Montgenevre and other SkiDebrief 2017 Winners | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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Episode 25: St Anton, Charlotte Bankes & Billy Morgan’s favourite resort – The Ski Podcast

Episode 25: St Anton, Charlotte Bankes & Billy Morgan’s favourite resort – The Ski Podcast | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
This episode Iain and Jim discuss the lack of snow in (most of) the Alps, Iain asks new GB snowboardcross athlete Charlotte Bankes why she defected from the French team and Billy Morgan reveals his favourite ski resort. Andy reports with the latest news from St Anton, Dave shows Jim how to turn and possibly we feature Steve from Val d’Isere talking about Tignes.
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Listen in for an interview with Charlotte Bankes on why she left the French Snowboard Cross team to join GB Snowsport, plus more insights into the UK market
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Does skiing have a gender gap issue? Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott address why fewer women are hitting the slopes

Does skiing have a gender gap issue? Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott address why fewer women are hitting the slopes | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
The four-time Winter Olympian reveals why women shouldn't ever feel like they have to slow down on the slopes
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Ex-Olympic racer and BBC Ski Sunday presenter Chemmy Alcott gives her insight into the sexist world of skiing...
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17 UK Ski Market Insights from the Club Med 2018 Report | Skipedia

17 UK Ski Market Insights from the Club Med 2018 Report | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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A new Club Med survey ‘The Changing Landscape of the Ski Market’ suggests that ski holidays are holding up well, despite the uncertainty over Brexit.
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Episode 22: New lifts in Tignes & Zermatt, Inside Chill Factore and How To Put Your Boots On – The Ski Podcast

Episode 22: New lifts in Tignes & Zermatt, Inside Chill Factore and How To Put Your Boots On – The Ski Podcast | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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The latest episode of The Ski Podcast, we look at new lifts in Tignes and Zermatt, get inside the Chill Factore snow slope in Manchester and learn how to put ski boots on properly
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Episode 20: Brexit (again), Junior Worlds Success & Author Interviews – The Ski Podcast

Episode 20: Brexit (again), Junior Worlds Success & Author Interviews – The Ski Podcast | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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THE SKI PODCAST: Iain and Jim' share their thoughts on Brexit - UK ski holiday prices could go up by 31%, which will have a big impact on local suppliers and resorts as the British market contracts
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Why La Clusaz has produced the best ski resort video this year… | Skipedia

Why La Clusaz has produced the best ski resort video this year… | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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Great work by La Clusaz to make their video stand out from the crowd
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What have you missed recently on ‘The Ski Podcast’? | Skipedia

What have you missed recently on ‘The Ski Podcast’? | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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I'm delighted to be presenting this podcast - check it out, it's worth a listen...
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How a family of four can enjoy a ski holiday for just £246… | Skipedia

How a family of four can enjoy a ski holiday for just £246… | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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(N.B. Small catch: ability to time travel is essential)
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The Winter Olympics Ski Podcast – (not) live from PyeongChang 2018 | Skipedia

The Winter Olympics Ski Podcast – (not) live from PyeongChang 2018 | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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Catch up with the latest overnight from the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in this magazine podcast
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Is Ed Sheeran about to save the ski industry? | Skipedia

Is Ed Sheeran about to save the ski industry? | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
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For years the snowsports industry has been debating how to bring new entrants to the market. Schools skiing, free lift passes for kids, changing half-term dates – there have been plenty of ideas thrown around. 

 Perhaps all we needed was the omnipresent Ed Sheeran?
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Crystal Ski’s great new video aims to bring new skiers to the slopes | Skipedia

Crystal Ski’s great new video aims to bring new skiers to the slopes | Skipedia | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
Great spot of content marketing by Crystal to bring new skiers into the market
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Profeet Takes World Record for Fastest 100m in Ski Boots - Profeet

Profeet Takes World Record for Fastest 100m in Ski Boots - Profeet | Skipedia Snowsports Marketing | Scoop.it
Emma and Max from Profeet have set a new world record for the fastest 100m in ski boots - now verified by Guinness World Records as 'officially amazing'!
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This is a great story - how fast could you run 100m in ski boots? 
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