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Call for schools to sign up to free or discounted ski or snowboard sessions as part of National Schools Snowsport Week

Schools in England have just a few weeks left to sign up to free or heavily discounted activities at over 20 slopes across the country as part of the second National Schools Snowsport Week sponsored by Visit Andorra (www.nssw.co.uk).

11th place for Musgrave at Nordic World Ski Championships, top 10 for Wallace in Aerials World Cup and two podiums for Taylor in Telemark World Cup

Andrew Musgrave had the result of the weekend for British Nordic at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland, finishing 11th in the Men’s Skiathlon on Saturday.

British Nordic

In the Sprint Freestyle final two days earlier, Andrew Young had put in a solid 22nd place finish. In the same race Callum Smith finished 73rd and James Clugnet was 75th position.

 

Nordic World Ski Championships in full swing, Summerhayes and Atkins at SFR Freestyle Tour plus Ski Cross and Telemark World Cup action this weekend

This week marks the start of the Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland with Andrew Young, Andrew Musgrave, Callum Smith, James Clugnet, Annika Taylor and Fern Cates in action for British Nordic.

British Nordic

Ski Rossendale’s new Snowflex® Beginner and Improver Slopes Now Open to the Public.

Ski Rossendale set to help more young people get into snowsports

Thanks to lottery funding through Sport England and as part of a wider investment initiative, Ski Rossendale is proud to open the new and extensive Snowflex® beginner and improver slopes. 

Ryding finishes 11th in Alpine World Championships Finale

The Delancey British Alpine Ski Team put in a strong performance at the Alpine World Ski Championships in St Moritz, with Dave Ryding showing that he is one of the world’s best Slalom skiers.

 

Delancey British Alpine Team

Overall English Champions crowned on final day of English Alpine Ski Championships 2017 in Bormio

The final day of the English Alpine Ski Championships 2017 concluded with a busy day of racing in Bormio with a FIS GS and Under 14/16 Super G, culminating in the crowning of six overall English Alpine Champions.

 Photo Credit: Racer Ready

English Champions crowned in Under 16 & 14 Super G with Poth and Mead impressing in NJR GS

Day five of the English Alpine Ski Championships 2017 saw the action continue on the sunny slopes of Bormio with a NJR Giant Slalom and an Under 16/14 Super G.

 Photo Credit: Racer Ready

In the FIS Giant Slalom on the Stella Alpina piste, conditions were perfect for two GS runs for the Under 21 and Under 18 racers.

 

Success for Great Britain at International Children’s Races in Andorra and Czech Republic

The Great Britain Children’s Team has come away from the recent International Races in Andorra and Czech Republic with a bag of medals, and in Andorra, took the title of second overall team behind Italy – winning 15kg of M+Ms!

In Andorra,10 young skiers represented Great Britain over four days of racing, with parents and supporters accompanying the team.

 

Major triumphs again in Alpine Combined and rising talent on show in Minis Combi

On day four of the English Alpine Ski Championships, racers experienced another day of great racing conditions for the FIS Alpine Combined on the Stelvio piste, and for the Under 12s and Under 10s Combi race on the Stella Alpina piste.

 Photo Credit: Racer Ready Ski Magazine

Major and Mead impress in English Alpine Championships Super G, Giant Slalom for the Under 16s & 14s, and Glasgow Ski Racing win the Parallel Slalom

Day three of the English Alpine Ski Championships saw the U16 and U14 racers tackle the Giant Slalom on the Stella Alpina race piste, with the older athletes taking on the FIS Super G on the Stelvio piste.

The day was rounded off by an exciting Night Parallel Slalom, where Glasgow Ski Racing came out as champions ahead of Ambition Racing A under the floodlights.

 

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