Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sarah Schleper de Gaxiola, the top U.S. women’s slalom skier at the 2006 and 2010 Olympics, four-time Olympian Alpine skier, achieving four World Cup podiums, including a victory at Lenzerheide World Cup Finals in 2005, is coming out of retirement to ski as a citizen of Mexico, hoping to make it to the 2015 World Championships in Colorado. Schleper de Gaxiola, 35, competed at…


After an amazing winter busy at shaping the Dizin snowpark, coaching the Iranian future of freestyle snowboarding and skiing and organizing the freestyle competitions, Arnaud “the skier” and Benoît “the snowboard”, both ex-freestyle competitors and FIS International Judges, finally had some time to spend for themselves. With the help of Amir Raieszadeh and the amazing guide and bornskier Sina Shamyani, they discovered…






Skiers and boarders can never get enough of it! They spend their autumn waiting for it, enjoy it during the winter and keep looking for the last few centimeters in the spring when the season is over… This winter was not a bad one overall globally with abundant snow in North America, Europe and Asia. Of course, too much snow…



The more protection against injury and suffocation, the better. But along with advances in gear comes the inevitable effect of homeostasis: When people have more protection they take greater risks. One suspects they might make different choices about route selection and ski lines if they were to ski with no protection at all, not even a transceiver. But in today’s…