November 24, 2019

Ortho Ski is coming to Melbourne and Torquay. We’re heading South to help sort you out prior to your amazing Northern Hemisphere ski trip.


We will be holding ski boot clinics to give you access to the perfect boots. We will have new custom ski boots and liners for...

October 30, 2019

Ortho Ski is coming to Sydney this summer to get you sorted for your overseas trips. Because who wants to waste time on their international holiday sorting out boots? You want to step off the plane and straight onto the slopes without delay.


We will be holding ski...

October 30, 2019

We've been lucky enough to partner with Rhys Artridge who runs Snow Performance in Melbourne's Richmond. He coaches snow sport athletes, as well as regular humans, in strength and conditioning training to excel in snow sports and other areas of exercise. With a backgro...

October 28, 2019

Each year, the SIA (Snowsports Industry Association) holds its trade show in October with all the latest gear to show retailers what they should buy for all their customers for the following winter. It's full of the latest model skis, ski and board boots, snowboards, j...

September 21, 2019

With the changing of the seasons clients often ask me how best to store their ski and snowboard boots. Whilst a snow tragic may wish to place them as the centrepiece of their table – what better conversation starter can you offer to a dinner party? – I’m inclined to su...

September 17, 2019

How can we ski while our feet are cramping?

Like the whiff of waving wattle, we’re welcoming spring into our lives again – the beautiful sunny ski days, spring corn and longer evenings. But sometimes the slightly heavier snow at the end of the day (read: slush) can have...

September 8, 2019

Ever watched a downhill ski race and wondered how that racer gets such great performance and control from their boot? They achieve it by having not even millimetre of spare space in their boots because they have crammed their feet into a hole that is too small.

Race boo...

August 29, 2019

Like us grown-ups, the foot has a job to do. Unlike all of us, it’s a damn important job. It holds us up, walks over rough surfaces, has 26 tiny bones and 13 joints that hold the weight of our body plus the extra forces (three to five times the body weight!) put throug...

August 26, 2019

If you’re up for it, it’s 42kms of glorious alpine, sweaty, scenery as only Falls Creek can offer. Cross country skiing is one of the toughest outdoor sports on Earth. Half-way between running and skiing, it requires massive VO2 maxes, strength, agility, balance, endur...

With all the biomechanical talk of the last few articles Ray, our Bootfitter and Industrial designer, was feeling a bit left out and I could sense that he wanted to spew forth some techy techy stuff about boots. So, I’ve let him have the reigns on this one. (Under clos...

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