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  • Travelling to a Ski Resort in Peak Holiday Weeks

    Flying, driving or taking a ski transfer to resort this half term? Our guide to keeping up to date with the road conditions. You’re buzzing about your forthcoming ski holiday (and meeting your Oxygene instructor on the slopes) but first you have to make it to resort. It’s no secret that the peak week changeover […]

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  • Spot the difference in Belle Plagne

    Rivalry between Belle Plagne and Montalbert Belle Plagne, jealous of Montalbert’s new bubble lift, has decided to give its snow front a complete makeover. Say good-bye to the ski-lift, built in 1981, linking Belle Plagne to the Slalom Race Piste and to the chairlift, 30 years old, which is currently being dismantled – They were […]

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  • Academy winners 2015

    Announcement time Oxygene Ski School is very pleased to announce it’s academy scholarship winners for the coming season as Laura Jackson and Barney Lewis. We are thrilled with our selection and we look forward to fast-tracking these talented individuals into a career in ski instructing at Oxygene along with 12 others who will be joining […]

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  • Summer Competition: Guess Who! Win an Oxygene T-shirt/hoodie

    Although the fabulous summer weather here in the Alps is keeping us all smiling, we can’t shake our excitement for the coming winter so we’ve decided to launch a winter-themed Summer competition! Over the next few weeks we’ll be collecting old instructor photographs which we will post on the Oxygene Facebook page All you have […]

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  • Top 3 reasons to become a Ski Instructor in France

    The French Ski Instruction system draws more and more interest every year It definitely takes a special person to enter the confusing and difficult French Ski Instructing system, but every year this career draws more and more interest. To help you understand why this career is so desirable, we’ve outlined the most appealing aspects of […]

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  • Mark Warner VS Oxygène rugby match

    By Anita Gait At the end of season, Friday 10th April, we saw the 3rd annual Oxygene VS Mark Warner rugby match Hotly anticipated as the event of the season, excited crowds gathered alongside the pitch and on the balconies of the Hotel Christina where Mark Warner staff and guests cheered on their champions. Scotty’s […]

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  • Brits competition

    The BRITS are coming On the 21st of March 2014, the British Championships will be open to anyone who is the holder of a British Passport. The competition includes a number of disciplines; Slopestyle, SkiCross, BoarderCross, Half-Pipe and a Rail-Jam named Bangers & Cash. The BRITS moved to Tignes in 2013 and has quickly become […]

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  • Is this the end of snowboarding?

    By Matt Joyce “It’s a dead argument, objectively skiing is better than snowboarding now, maybe 5 – 7 years ago it was the other way around but all the kids are skiing these days” As a keen snowboarder, I attended the first day of the Frostgun Invitational competition looking forward to watching the professionals perform […]

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  • Avoid the crowd during busy weeks

    By Anita Gait Far from the madding crowd of half-term holidays… So far we’ve had more than our fair share of empty pistes this season. The resort has been wonderfully quiet and I don’t think I’ve queued for a chair lift since New Year’s week. It’s been great, alas all that is about to change […]

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  • Oxygene Luxury Exclusives

    By Matt Joyce At Oxygene we aspire to be more than just a Ski School. We want our name to be synonymous with quality, service and luxury. In Val d’Isère, we offer an exclusive service for our guests using suppliers who are already reknowned for providing the quality service that our guests have come to […]

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