44: Gstaad, Val Thorens, Verbier, and your dream ski job!

Dec 04, 2019, 06:19 AM

In this episode of the Ski, Podcast Jim has been to Val Thorens, Iain talks more about Ski A&E & Dave Burrows drops us a report from Verbier.

There is an interview with Chemmy Alcott about getting back to skiing after having a baby, John give us an update on Timberline, we discuss our book club and more.
The Ski Podcast would like to thank Switzerland Tourism for their support.

Show Notes

  • Exactly how do you pronounce ‘Gstaad’?
  • Swiss Air and SBB are expanding their Flugzug programme
  • There was no trip to Val Thorens, but hopefully Jim will be skiing soon
  • Club Med and the ESF have agreed to open two new ski schools in China 
  • We originally featured the story of Timberline in Episode 38 (our most listened to episode)
  • SkiBro are offering surely everyone’s dream job
“I loved the way you and Jim took the 2star in your stride. Great stuff Sure, as you say, you're not going to be everyone's cup of tea, and the tone with which you both seem to look forward to a bad review makes it all the better!”

  • Thanks also to @APNorthfields for the Twitter mentions and enjoy the train out to the Alps
  • Jim and Iain are still trying to find a new book for the pod’s ‘Ski Book Group
  • Jim really enjoyed ‘Inner Skiing’ by W. Timothy Gallwey
  • We interviewed the author of ‘Skiing With Demons’ in Episode 20
  • What’s going on with the Ski Club of Great Britain? They lost a lot of money and you can find out more about it here