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LADIES OF THE LODGE

You never know who might be coming to stay at Sir Richard Branson’s Alpine home. One of nine destinations in the Virgin Limited Edition,...

VALAISANS ON TOUR

Anna Smoothy interviews local Freeride World Tour riders Yann Rausis and Elisabeth Gerritzen. Anna, a freeride competitor herself, caught up with

ROOKIE TO MENTOR

Sam Smoothy grew up skiing at Treble Cone in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. He kicked off a professional skiing career in his...

DE LE RUE DIY presented by SWATCH

Over the last few years, Xavier De Le Rue has become less known for his World Champion Titles and better known for his large...

Serious Fun…

Taking a year out is an increasingly popular choice for twenty-somethings, to take a break from their past and to reflect on their future....

One to watch…Benoît Albertini

I was born in a ski resort, my dad put me on skis when I was two and then I did a lot of alpine skiing before changing...

Richard Branson

Rumours of various developments and who’s buying property in Verbier is often a popular topic of conversation throughout the town...

Philippe Roux – The spirit of competition (2006)

Mention the name Philippe Roux and you’ll undoubtedly receive a nod of recognition from most people, but for many different reasons. To name but...

Jean Troillet, Swiss Alpinist

Some Verbier Life readers may remember our interview of last season with Swiss alpinist, Jean Troillet...

One to Watch…Tom Börlin

(Article from 2012) One to watch... Tom Börlin Hometown Sion/CH Age 2 Sponsors Salomon, Adrelyx Ride Shop, CentralPark Thyon, Scott Apparel Number of years riding 18 Discipline Slopestyle, Backcountry By Philip Field...
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