• Oxygene celebrates 20 years!

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  • Oxygène supports the Turikho School

    Oxygène supports the development of the Turikho School in Pakistan. This summer, we supported an expedition to Pakistan to help further develop the school. A full report will follow soon – in the meantime, we thought you’d like to see these pictures of the local children who will benefit from the project.  Over the coming […]

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  • Instructor Profile: Claire

    Name: Claire  Nationality: French  Nickname: Clairon  Resort: La Plagne  Teaches: Ski & snowboard  Best skis: Fat skis, for powder  Best piste in La Plagne: This is my first year in La Plagne, so I know the pistes better than I know their names … but I do like the Bozelet blue run, over in Champagny  […]

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  • Instructor profile: Boris

    Name: Boris Nationality: French Nickname: The Dinosaur – because I’m one of the oldest Oxygène instructors!  Resort: La Plagne Teaches: Ski, snowboard and skwal (a kind of monoski) Best skis: Other people’s skis! I’m currently skiing on Oxygène skis, and they’re suiting me down to the ground.  Best piste in La Plagne: Roclisse down in Montalbert Best […]

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  • Instructor profile: Laurent

    Laurent leading a group on the North Face Name: Laurent Nationality: FrenchNickname: LoloResort: La PlagneTeaches: Ski & snowboard (loves off piste!) Best skis: Salomon ShogunBest piste in La Plagne: Harakiri (a red run from Verdons, going down towards Champagny)Best place to ski on days off: The Cul du Nant at the Bellecote Glacier Dream ski destination: AlaskaFavourite […]

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  • Instructor profile: Yuri, Val d'Isère

    Val d’Isère instructor Yuri hails from the Italian ski village of Abetone – a resort so tiny, he tells us, that the pistes are still groomed by hand, menus offer nothing but pizza and pasta, and no one speaks a word of English. No wonder skiing is the only life he’s ever known! Name: Yuri Resort: […]

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  • Instructor profile: Antoine

    Name: AntoineNationality: FrenchNickname: TonioResort: La PlagneTeaches: Ski & snowboardBest skis: fat skisBest piste in La Plagne: Mont de la Guerre – it’s so long; right at the top you start where there are no trees, but you end up right down in the forest.Best place to ski on days off: The Face Nord on the […]

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  • Instructor profile: Sylvain

    Name: SylvainNationality: FrenchNickname: TintinResort: La PlagneTeaches: Ski & snowboardFavourite skis: Off-piste ‘fat’ skisFavourite piste in La Plagne: L’Esseulet in Montchavin, because it’s a long, long run – it’s like being off-piste, but without the worries. My second favourite is Mont de la Guerre, another long red run going down towards Champagny.Favourite place to ski on […]

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  • ADRIEN : INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

    Name: Adrien Nationality:  French Resort: La Plagne Teaches: Ski, snowboard and sitski Favourite piste in La Plagne: Inversens (red run, from Roche de Mio): it’s long, wide, and it’s easy to ski off the edges of it Favourite place to ski on days off: the Glacier at Bellecote Favourite food: Filet boeuf aux morilles – […]

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  • Instructor profile: Maurizio

    Next up in our series of Instructor Profiles is Italian instructor Maurizio. A newcomer to Val d’Isère, Maurizio is the first of our Val d’Isère instructors to be profiled. Read on to find out what makes him tick … and to discover just how ‘Italians do it better!’ (thanks for that , Maurizio …)  Name: […]

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