After an opening day of persistent rain, competition day dawned with bright blue skies and cold fresh snow, once you broke through the cloud inversion at the valley base.
Austria has probably received the most snow in Europe this winter- and its perhaps fitting that the first European round of the Freeride World Tour was launched today in Fieberbrunn - where most of Austria’s snow has been dumped….
Feeling good and looking stylish on the slopes obviously equates to great performance! - That’s why Leki’s new Stella S glove, which gives a hint of glamour, whilst being warm, comfortable and durable, is a cut above the average ski glove.…
Slowly, I begin to submerge my bikini clad body into the icy pool below- a secret dipping spot in the Shropshire Hills. Feeling like a child again..… I brace myself for the cold to sweep across me, then flay around in the water, moving my limps like a frog in a blender, as fast as possible to generate some heat.