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Last Updated: Wednesday October 24 2007 15:56 GMT

In pictures: Kids' fun at ski & snowboard show

Hugo, five, Ella, 10, Lara, eight, and seven-year-old Cordelia take a break from ice skating. "I keep falling over, but it's really good fun," joked Cordelia.

Loads of kids have been having half-term fun at the Metro Ski & Snowboard show in London. Hugo, five, Ella, 10, Lara, eight, and Cordelia, seven, were having a spin on the ice rink.

The show is MASSIVE. It runs until October 28 and it's free for kids under 10 - as long as they're with grown-ups. There's lots for them to do...

The show is MASSIVE. It runs until October 28 and it's free for kids under 10 - as long as they're with grown-ups. There's lots for them to do...

How about a bit of indoor 'snowboarding'? It's a lot harder than it looks...

How about a bit of indoor 'snowboarding'? It's a lot harder than it looks...

But Michael, 12, George, eight, and nine-year-old Stephanie enjoyed playing on the boards! George said: "I've never skied, but I want to - it looks like LOTS of fun!"

But Michael, 12, George, eight, and nine-year-old Stephanie enjoyed playing on the boards! George said: "I've never skied, but I want to - it looks like LOTS of fun!"

You can get skiing and boarding lessons at the show. Ten-year-old Sam was trying the sport for the first time. He took to the indoor slope with his family...

You can get skiing and boarding lessons at the show. Ten-year-old Sam was trying the sport for the first time. He took to the indoor slope with his family...

In no time, Sam was WHIZZING down the slope. "It was brilliant. You've got to have confidence to do it, but it was really exhilarating!" he said.

In no time, Sam was WHIZZING down the hill. "It was brilliant. You've got to have confidence to do it, but it was really exhilarating!" he said.

Here's seven-year-old Lucas, trying skiing for the first time. He was REALLY determined to succeed. "It was freaky, but kind of amazing," he said.

Here's seven-year-old Lucas during his first ever skiing lesson. He was REALLY determined to succeed. "It was freaky, but kind of amazing," he said.

But it's not just about skiing. There's plenty to look at - check out this ice-climbing wall. Think you've got to be brave to try that...

But it's not just about skiing. There's plenty to look at - check out this ice-climbing wall. Think you've got to be brave to try that...

Louise, 10, and Ben, eight, model some of the more crazy fashions at the show. Louise likes skiing, but her brother is a snowboarding fan. "You can do lots of stunts," said Ben.

Louise, 10, and Ben, eight, model some of the more crazy fashions at the show. Louise likes skiing, but her brother is a snowboarding fan. "You can do lots of stunts," said Ben.

Fed up with walking around? Why not take a break to watch some top artists at work. Wonder what this is going to be? A snail or a whale, perhaps?

Fed up with walking around? Why not take a break to watch some top artists at work. Wonder what this is going to be? A snail or a whale, perhaps?

Ben and Ethan looked super cool behind the wheel of this funky camper van. "I like all the freestyle skiing," said Ben. That's where the skiers do loads of jumps and tricks.

Ben and Ethan looked super cool behind the wheel of this funky camper van. "I like all the freestyle skiing," said Ben. That's where the skiers do loads of jumps and tricks.

Phew! After all that fun, why not chill out in the igloo? Don't worry it's not made of ice, and it's packed with cool breakdancers. You can even get lessons.

Phew! After all that fun, why not chill out in the igloo? Don't worry it's not made of ice, and it's packed with cool breakdancers. You can even get lessons.



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