Sydney CBD to host big air snowboarding festival with 16-storey ski ramp

Sydney CBD to host big air snowboarding festival with 16-storey ski ramp

Posted May 16, 2018 14:40:57 Photo: The big air snow ramp will be constructed in the Domain in August. (Supplied) Related Story: Snowboarder Jess Rich, Aussie bobsleigh team just miss out on finals When you think of a white winter, Sydney is not the first city that comes to mind. …

BOM predicts snow as low as 800m as Australian ski fields get first dumps of the year

BOM predicts snow as low as 800m as Australian ski fields get first dumps of the year

Updated May 10, 2018 18:22:03 Photo: Thumbs up: today’s fall was enough to build a hearty snowman in Thredbo (ABC News: supplied ) Related Story: Time to rug up — south-east Australia is about to get cold, wet and windy Related Story: Flood and wind watch for Tasmania as severe …

Workers flee powerful avalanche at French ski resort

Workers flee powerful avalanche at French ski resort

Posted April 13, 2018 13:30:56 A group of road workers have narrowly avoided a powerful avalanche at a French ski resort in Tignes. Dramatic footage of the workers fleeing as the snow swept down the mountain was captured on camera. The workers can be heard laughing as the snow cascades …

Ski lift malfunction at Georgia resort sees holidaymakers flung into the air

Ski lift malfunction at Georgia resort sees holidaymakers flung into the air

Updated March 17, 2018 14:54:04 Holidaymakers were forced to jump for their lives and others were flung into the air after a ski lift malfunctioned at a Georgian resort. Skiers were travelling downhill when the lift began to hurtle out of control, picking up speed while moving backwards. A video …