Monthly Archives: January 2013

10 reasons why I miss the Alps

If you haven’t noticed on Twitter, Instagram or even previous posts about snowboarding I spent three amazing weeks in the Italian Alps. Nicco and I spent New Years in Sestriere and decided to stay and work from our ‘home office’ in the sky. It has been weird adjusting to Florence after feeling so at home up there in the middle of nowhere.

How to ski like an Italian

There are many wonderful differences between Italian and American skiers/snowboarders. One main observation is that all skiers still out number boarders on the Alps, whereas snowboarders seem to be the norm in Colorado and Wyoming. So, if you plan to hit the Italian Alps or Dolomites any time soon, try these 10 steps on how …