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Rusutsu Insider: Ski Instructor Natalie Lai
3 years ago

Rusutsu Insider: Ski Instructor Natalie Lai

By  •  People, Guides

Rusutsu ski instructor Natalie Lai logged hours on Hong Kong’s most popular indoor ski slope before taking work at a resort in mainland China and, later, Japan. She is now a …
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Nozawa Onsen Insider: Snowboard Instructor JT Chau
3 years ago

Nozawa Onsen Insider: Snowboard Instructor JT Chau

By  •  People, Guides

Snowboard instructor JT Chau’s resume reads a little differently from many of his fellow snow industry workers. Since taking a break from his job as an exercise physiologist in 2011, he’s …
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5 secrets to skiing Japanese powder like a pro
3 years ago

5 secrets to skiing Japanese powder like a pro

By  •  Guides

Each year, tourists head in droves to resorts like Niseko, Rusutsu, Hakuba and Kiroro, lured by the promise of waist-deep Japanese powder and inspired by the many thousands of photos and …
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“Best Powder” segment of 2015
3 years ago

“Best Powder” segment of 2015

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The full Japan segment from Legs of Steel‘s Passenger, which picked up the award for “Best Powder” at this year’s Powder Awards. It follows freeskiers Paddy Graham, Sven Kueenle and Fraser …
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The best time to go skiing in Niseko, Japan
3 years ago

The best time to go skiing in Niseko, Japan

By  •  Guides

Choosing the right time to go skiing in Niseko is one of the biggest considerations for anyone planning a trip. Niseko’s reputation as a haven for powder lovers is well-known, but …
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The best GoPro edit you’ll watch this year
3 years ago

The best GoPro edit you’ll watch this year

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GoPro athletes athletes John Jackson and Chris Benchetler have starred in one of the best GoPro edits you’re likely to see all year. The snowboarder/skier duo teamed up over the 2014/15 winter season, …
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Top 5 ski resorts in China
3 years ago

Top 5 ski resorts in China

By  •  Guides

China is not usually the first place that comes to mind when global ski destinations are mentioned, and many are surprised to learn that there are more than 500 ski resorts …
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Patagonia releases sensational Shirakawa-go edit
3 years ago

Patagonia releases sensational Shirakawa-go edit

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Episode #2 from Patagonia’s #Find_Away series does not disappoint. The Patagonia crew, roaming Japan by van, encounter some truly awesome conditions deep in the heart of Shirakawa-go.

“There are no …
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5 videos that tell you everything you need to know about Japanese powder
3 years ago

5 videos that tell you everything you need to know about Japanese powder

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Japan is a powder lover’s dream, and there is no shortage of footage showing the rest of the world what it’s missing out on. Youtube and Facebook edits surface as frequently …
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5 essential tips for the beginner skier
3 years ago

5 essential tips for the beginner skier

By  •  Guides

Skiing is a fantastic sport to get started in, but in too many cases a first bad experience leads to a first-timer never having the confidence or the desire to return for …
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