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More Than 50 Fires in Five Years at Former Sheffield Ski Village

More Than 50 Fires in Five Years at Former Sheffield Ski Village

The former ski village, once home to the UK’s largest dry ski slope facility where several of Britain’s current crop of world class freestyle skiers and boarders first learnt their tricks has suffered 55 arson attacks in the past five years. The ski village closed in April 2012 after an...

Another $800 Million Going in To The American Dream

Another $800 Million Going in To The American Dream

Another $800m of funding is set to go in to the long delayed American Dream ‘megamall’ in New Jersey, USA, which features North America’s first indoor snow slope. Work on the mall started 12 years ago and the ski slope was completed in 2008, but neither it nor the still incomplete mall...

Piste Basher ‘Road Tested’ On Indoor Snow

Piste Basher ‘Road Tested’ On Indoor Snow

The Italian manufacturer of trail groomers, more commonly known in the UK as ‘piste bashers,’ Prinoth, has been running tests on one of its machines on the indoor snow of Skidôme Rucphen in The Netherlands. Prinoth were at Skidôme Rucphen to test how well their machine performs indoors....

British Dry Slope Manufacturer Eyes Rapidly Growing Chinese Market

British Dry Slope Manufacturer Eyes Rapidly Growing Chinese Market

Following a successful winter trade show at ISPO Beijing, China, in February 2016, where dry slope manufacturer  MK Enterprises had a 12 square metre stand and met more than 80 potential clients for their Playgrass Ski Carpet and Artificial Ski Slope Design & Services the company say they have...