Activity: Snow Sports

1964 : recherche neige désespérement. Dans les stations de ski, le moral est au plus bas.
Les membres du ski-club Verbier qui ont oeuvré à la réussite des championnats suisses en 2003: Thomas Grech, Vincent Michellod, Philippe Roux, Jacques Bruchez, Marguerite Andeer, Carole Ansermoz, Paul Corthay et Philippe Bernard.
Membre du comité du ski-club Verbier de 1978 à 2003 dont dix ans en tant que président, gérant du magasin Philippe Roux Sports à Verbier pendant 40 ans aux côtés de son ami et ancien champion de ski Phillippe Roux, ultra engagé dans la vie sociale et politique de sa […]
A bunch of Marko’s portraits he found hidden away!
Falkiner’s advice, “Keep on doing it, always look for something new, the run you haven’t done is the most exciting one”. Known as Team Clambin, John Falkiner, and Mark Shapiro along with Ace Kvale, ushered in the era of Big Mountain Skiing as we know it today back in the […]
Photo of the old Medran III lift from the Medran car park, beloved of skiers when the line at Medran was out of the door…
Réalisé dans le cadre de notre tournée de la Suisse Philippe Juneau vous fait découvrir Verbier en compagnie du champion Willy Bess et de Sylvianne Berthod
Pas certain que vous arriviez à le suivre 🙂 87 ans était la bonne réponse pour notre infatigable prof de ski Willy Crettenand. L’emblématique personnage, nous fait découvrir les débuts du ski et son évolution sur notre domaine skiable.
‘The other day my phone presented me a short movie based on photos from my season in Verbier 1987. Some of you asked for more, so here is a longer “man made” film…Verbier Diary 1987. I have today, 35 years later, contact with some of you who were there in […]
Pyret leased the Pub Montfort in the early 80s, taking it over from Jan Engblom. Together, with the legendary bar manager,  Willy, she made the Pub in to the most popular bar in town. She went on to the Trois Rocs development on Place Blanche which replaced the Medran car […]
We were lucky enough to be able to interview a Verbier legend, Denis Bertholet a couple of months before he died in August 2022. The interview was conducted in French by Nina Pillet. Denis was one of the Founder sof the ski school, La Fantastique, as well as a legendary […]
Nicky, a well known skier, first came to Verbier in the mid 60s with his parents. His father, René, was a famous entertainer who compered tea dances at the Farinet and the Farm Club. Nicky became a telemarker and wrote the first rulebook for assessing telemark instructors. He has a […]
Not strictly Verbier as this was shot in Zermatt by Ace Kvale with John Falkiner as the ski stuntman. The story appeared in the February issue of Powder magazine but the iconic photo of John dropping from the heli has been seen countless times.
Andrew’s photos from his season in 1982 with his future wife jacqui and friends, Tony Mclaughlin and Joris Moschard

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