Lockdown with #SnowboarderDave – Home workouts for riders

Our main man, Snowboarder Dave has put together some of his favourite home workouts for snowboarders and skiers to do during the lockdown. The best thing to do during this lockdown is to prepare your muscles for when you get on the slopes to avoid missing even a minute of fun skiing and snowboarding because you're in too much pain from overworked muscles. Ready to get absolutely shredded? Focus on the muscles you'll be using Skiing and snowboarding require strong glutes, knees, and a strong and supportive core. Focus on strengthening your quads, glutes, and hamstrings: Squats: You can take the burn out of descents by strengthening your glutes and quads—and the best way to do that is with squats, squats, and more squats. Lunges and balance: This [...]

PICTURE ORGANIC CLOTHING IS NOW B CORPORATION® CERTIFIED!

« Using business as a force for good » B Corporations (or B Corps) are a growing group of companies who are reinventing business, by pursuing purpose as well as profit. Picture Organic Clothing has been certified by B Lab as having met rigorous social and environmental standards which represent its commitment to goals outside of shareholder profit. The B Corp Certification is for the whole of your business and covers five key impact areas of Governance, Workers, Community, Environment [...]

THE POWER OF THE SNOWSPORTS COMMUNITY

International Ski Federation (FIS) president Gian Franco Kasper went on-the-record denying human-caused climate change and the science that supports it. POW (Protect our winters) launched an open letter calling for his resignation...     It’s been just over a week since POW first launched this campaign, and Kasper not only remains at the helm of the FIS ship, but has also not backed down regarding his comments on climate change. Since then, however, more and more individuals and businesses have come out in support of POW's campaign. Leaders in the industry are being made aware that the snow-loving community will not tolerate those who dismiss science to remain in positions of leadership. Brave brand partners from inside and outside the snow sports industry joined to support [...]

Ski Trip with Eskimo Snowcat Freeriding in Macedonia

A ski trip with Eskimo Snowcat Freeriding in Macedonia is a deep snow adventure in the best European mountains. Eskimo Snowcat will take you to the peaks of exotic mountains with breathtaking scenery, where you can ride an average of more than 4000 vertical metres a day. Woah, now that’s EPIC! What is Eskimo Freeride? […]
Snowboarder Dave's Christmas Gift Guide

Snowboarder Dave’s Christmas Gift Guide!

Can you believe it’s only 10 days to go until Christmas Day? To celebrate, Gone Skiing would like to introduce Snowboarder Dave’s *drum roll please*…  Christmas Gift Guide. Dave has picked out the hottest gifts for him, her and the kids. MIVISION A9 4K and MIVISION A8 ACTION CAMERA Snowboarder Dave loves capturing his epic […]
Bianca Gewer

Looking for a fantastic travel manager? Meet Bianca Gewer

Before embarking on a career in the travel industry, Bianca Gewer taught Zulu, practised as a school counsellor and as a registered psychology counsellor. Although she “landed up in travel” without having studied anything remotely related, she says she’ll “never look back”. In her eleven years at Flight Centre, specialising in all facets of travel, […]

The Ultimate Ears Winter Whip 2017 Announced

Africa’s top Snowboarders and Skiers set to compete at the 2017 #UltimateEarsWinterWhip at Afriski Mountain Resort in Lesotho. Southern Africa’s premier Snowboard and Ski Slopestyle competition is back for its fourth year, and ready to host the sports’ top athletes. Announcing the 2017 Ultimate Ears Winter Whip presented by LW Mag. This year’s event, which partners with Ultimate […]