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Best Places to Book an Early Ski Holiday

Whilst most of us are scouring the Internet trying to find a late deal to soak up the last of the summer sun, there are many who are already searching for a cooler retreat. Due to various factors the ski season is now longer than ever and it is a lot easier to find great early ski conditions than it... Read more

Eight unusual wine making regions around the world

Think wine and, most of us anyway, immediately think of the major wine producing countries such as France, Spain and Italy. Those who think of themselves as modern connoisseurs may think Australia, America and Chile. The fact is that there are very few countries who don't produce wine now, and they ... Read more

Day in the life of. . .

The scratching of the dog wakes me up. I move slowly so as not to wake Suz and see the clock says 6:05am. I walk into the lounge, straight to the window and open the blinds in one smooth movement. A bright British day pours in. Looking at the trees I can see they are frantically waving at me. A sho... Read more

Chemmy and The Alpine 4 Ski Round Canary Wharf

If you walked through Canary Wharf’s shopping centre on Monday or Tuesday, you may have seen a bunch of athletes working out on strange-looking cross trainers while shouting about breaking a world record. If so, you’ll have witnessed the efforts of Olympian skier Chemmy Alcott and hardcore athletes... Read more

Chemmy Alcott mini interview

Sorry, we've got to ask - exactly where does Chemmy Alcott get her energy from? After completing her fitness test at Kingston University, the nation's favourite (retired) Olympic skier found the time to cheer on her team members, pull a few tough-looking stretches and chat to us for a few minutes. ... Read more

About the Arctic Circle Race 2015

The Arctic Circle Race is one of the most gruelling challenges on the planet. Covering 160km of Greenland’s west coast, the route stretches through the countryside around Sisimiut, a small fishing town, where the race officially starts and finishes. The route takes competitors through magnificent,... Read more

Ski Sunday's Graham Bell reveals what the race is really like

"Just pace yourselves! It’s a long three days, and if you get the pacing wrong - or head off too hard - you’ll suffer. Lots of people get overexcited at the starting gate - don’t fall into that trap. And the very best of luck!" Graham Bell Ex-Olympic skier and Ski Sunday presenter Graham... Read more

Support The Arctic V and follow their journey to Greenland

We're delighted to announce that we're supporting Chemmy Alcott and The Arctic V as they train and prepare to tackle the Arctic Circle Race. In March 2015, Chemmy, Richard Gibbs, Max Willcocks, Chris Brooks and Adam Libbey will be heading to Greenland for three days of intense racing around the Arc... Read more

Chemmy Alcott: Ten things that nobody ever tells you before you have a skiing career

Ever considered becoming a professional skier? We can see the appeal - there’s bucketloads of glamour, a life spent outdoors avoiding a desk job, and, of course, getting paid to do what you love. However, if you haven’t got a mind and body of, well, steel, you may want to reconsider. Professional... Read more

Adam Libbey reveals how to successfully camp in snow

Camping and snow. The two words sit uneasily together, don’t they? However, it can (and will) be done, as it’s something The Arctic V will be doing while they’re competing in The Arctic Circle Race. We spoke to Adam Libbey about his experiences of camping in snow - how to do it, what it’s really ... Read more

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