News and Blog — Snowsports

The Essentials for a Skiing Holiday

Posted by Amey Hellen on

When packing for a holiday, it can be so easy to forget the essentials you need, especially when you are staying somewhere cold. So, we decided to put together the ultimate packing list for a skiing holiday. If this is useful to you or someone you know, why not print it out and tick things off as you go or share it with a skiing lover!    Ski Clothing:  Waterproof jacket – Make sure it is breathable too!  Waterproof, breathable salopettes –...

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The Difference Between Ski and Snowboard Sock

Posted by Ben Lowe on

“There is a difference between ski and snowboard socks? But they’re practically the same sport”. WRONG! Here at SockMine, we recognise that skiiers and boarders are different. They move in completely different ways and therefore want unique things from their kit, including their socks. As they glide down the slopes, the athletes will suffer from friction and rubbing in different areas. This can cause irritation which leads to soreness and blisters. But fear no more...

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