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Air + Style Podium for Katie Ormerod

GB Park and Pipe snowboarder Katie Ormerod has taken second place at the prestigious big air event, Air + Style in Innsbruck, her 6th podium of the season.

Aimee Fuller qualifies for World Cup Slopestyle finals, Air+Style begins in Innsbruck, British Ski Cross, Snowboard Cross, Aerials and Telemark also in World Cup action

After a busy few days, the hectic competition schedule continues for the GB Park and Pipe team who are now in Mammoth, USA competing in the next World Cup.

GB Park and Pipe

British Schoolgirls Races hit a new level in Flaine

This last two days have seen over 150 girls from 31 schools across the UK descend on Flaine, France for the British Schoolgirls Races 2017.

The two-day event attracted girls of all levels of ski racing – from those relatively new to racing, to some of Great Britain’s rising ski stars. And again it proved to be a brilliant event for aspiring female ski racers and giving young racers aged from Under 14 to Under 21 valuable competitive experience.

Future winter stars announced as Team GB selects 17 athletes for Erzurum 2017

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today announced the 17 athletes selected to represent Team GB at the Erzurum 2017 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival (Erzurum 2017)

The athletes, all aged 15-17 years old, will compete across five of the nine disciplines at Erzurum 2017; alpine skiing, cross country skiing, figure skating, short track speed skating and snowboarding - with the Festival set to run from the 12th-18th February.

 

Four podiums for British Ski and Snowboard

Woodsy X Games Gold, Nicholls Slopestyle World Cup Silver, Ormerod X Games Bronze and Jasmin Taylor Telemark World Cup Bronze

GB Park and Pipe

 

Woodsy claims X Games gold and Ormerod bronze

A magical week for British snowsports continued yesterday in the US, as GB Park and Pipe's James 'Woodsy' Woods (25, Sheffield) claimed a gold medal in Ski Big Air at the X Games in Aspen.

In the world's biggest freeskiing and snowboarding competition, Woodsy stepped up his skiing to another level to take the win last night. 

 

Jamie Nicholls seals World Cup Slopestyle podium in Italy

GB Park and Pipe snowboarder Jamie Nicholls has taken second in the World Cup Slopestyle in Seiseralm, Italy today.

This follows his World Cup Slopestyle win last season in the Czech Republic. 

 

X-Games kicks off today, Slopestyle World Cup in full swing and World University Games in Almaty

The GB Park and Pipe snowboarders had a storming day in the Snowboard Slopestyle World Cup in Seiseralm, Italy yesterday.

 Photo Credit: Euan Baxter

 

GB Park and Pipe

 

Slopes across England offer schoolchildren the chance to ski or snowboard from £1 during National Schools Snowsport Week

Slopes across England are set to run free or heavily discounted activities as part of the second National Schools Snowsport Week sponsored by Visit Andorra (www.nssw.co.uk).

Taking place from 24-30 April 2017 this year’s event is backed by Winter Olympians Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards, Dave Ryding, Aimee Fuller and Graham Bell.

 

Memorable weekend for British snowsports

In a memorable day for British Alpine skiing, Dave Ryding fulfilled a dream, finishing second in the Slalom World Cup in Kitzbuehel, Austria, matching Great Britain’s best ever Alpine World Cup result.

Delancey British Alpine Team

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