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Getting the most out of your GoPro

15 June 2015
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I’ve owned a GoPro Hero 3 for almost two years now and I love it for my skiing and diving holidays. They aren’t the easiest cameras to use though and they come with a bit of a learning curve so I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve picked up along the way. Choosing the right mount I use a GoPole Reach for underwater filming. The great thing about this pole is that it floats when it’s fully extended, so if you drop it, it won’t sink to the bottom of the ocean...

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Scenic Helicopter Tour Over St Moritz, Switzerland

9 March 2015
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During our recent ski trip in the Engadin mountains in Switzerland, our accommodation package with Nira Alpina included a 20 minute scenic helicopter tour of the area. Unfortunately the weather turned a bit grey on the afternoon of our flight but we still enjoyed it immensely. Our flight started over St Moritz before flying over the mountains, getting up close and personal with a glacier before looping back around over Surlej and Silvaplana and returning to where we started...

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Skiing a black run in Austria!

11 January 2015
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My dad taught me to ski at a young age but up until a few weeks ago I had never dared to attempt a black run (expert level). While skiing in Hintertux, Austria, I was unknowingly lead onto a black run by my boyfriend and didn’t even realise until I’d already gone about a quarter of the way down (he did this on purpose, knowing I’d never agree to it if he told me beforehand)...