55: The Perfect Ski Run, Laurie Taylor & Andermatt

In Episode 55 Jim and Iain chat to UK slalom skier Laurie Taylor and ski journalist Megan Hughes about how to get into the industry.
There’s an update from Andermatt, news on the end of lockdown in Zermatt and we find out more about this autumn’s possible London ski show.
We finish off with Dave (Burrows) and Jim debating what makes the perfect ski run – have a listen and let us know if you agree.
The Ski Podcast would like to thank Switzerland Tourism (https://www.myswitzerland.com/en-ch/) for their continued support
Show Notes
Jim has been mountain biking and hiking in La Clusaz
Lars updates us from Andermatt (https://www.andermatt.ch/en) , where he works at the Radisson Blu (https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/radisson-blu-andermatt-reussen) hotel
Iain interviewed Lars about the history of Andermatt in Episode 52 (https://theskipodcast.com/podcast/episode-52-aspen-ski-thief-graham-bell-andermatt/)
This photo shows how Zermatt looks almost ‘normal
The Portes du Soleil offered a limited number of season passes at half-price (https://www.j2ski.com/ski-chat-forum/posts/list/0/19379/portes-du-soleil-sell-5000-season-passes-499.page)
The website for this autumn’s London Ski Show is now live (https://theskishow.co.uk/) and is scheduled for The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead in late-Sep
Megan Hughes is Social & Digital Content Manager at InTheSnow.com (https://www.inthesnow.com/)
Laurie Taylor scored his first World Cup points at Kitzbuhel (https://m.facebook.com/thebritishskiacademy/posts/2892705604120434)
You can view Laurie’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8LGONktuC3auL6rv741_-w) here.
‘What makes the perfect ski run?’ – let us know what you think 
Jim and Dave recorded this in Anzere, previously featured in Episode 49 (https://theskipodcast.com/podcast/episode-49-towed-by-a-tesla-french-pyrenees-the-rise-of-bansko/) and also the location for our Avalanche Special (https://theskipodcast.com/podcast/a-ski-podcast-avalanche-special-with-dave-burrows-and-fjord-the-rescue-dog/)
Thanks to Ster, Mike Pow and Primrose&Blue for your reviews on Snowheads (https://snowheads.com/)
Coming Up
Keep tuned to our Facebook page for details of our oncoming Live Q&A with Graham Bell.
The Ski Podcast would like to thank Switzerland Tourism (https://www.myswitzerland.com/en-ch/) for their continued support.