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New Dry Slope for Ireland

Ireland’s first all-weather public ski slope to open for several decades is scheduled to open in Cork later this year. The Irish Department of Transport and Tourism is to invest €21,000 in the Glen Resource Centre, a community-based sports centre in Cork city, where the 30m long slope is...

Ski Fit Bootcamps for the New Year

Skiplex, the UK’s only continuous indoor revolving slopes is running a series of weekly Ski Fit lessons and week-long Ski Fit Bootcamps between January and March 2014. Along with regular ski fit classes, Skiplex Ski Fit Bootcamp weeks concentrate on ski fitness on the slopes over a 90 minute...

TV Choir Sings on Indoor Snow

While cold weather is notoriously difficult for professional vocalists, one famous TV choir has been deliberately putting itself in sub-zero conditions to hone its winter singing routine. The Manchester Airport Choir, established in the spring of 2012 by VIP choirmaster Gareth Malone for his TV...