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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.


Sunny Skies on Day Two of English Alpine Championships in Bormio

Day two of the English Alpine Ski Championships in Bormio was blessed once again with clear blue skis and good snow conditions, as the junior racers tackled a FIS Slalom while the Under 16s and Under 14s raced two runs of Slalom. 

 Photo Credit: Racer Ready Ski Magazine

James 'Woodsy' Woods claims World Cup Slopestyle podium in Quebec

GB Park and Pipe skier James 'Woodsy' Woods has taken second in the World Cup Ski Slopestyle in Quebec, Canada today.

This follows his X Games Big Air gold medal, which he won at the end of January. 


Woods (25) said after his podium finish: "I kept it pretty mellow as I wanted to do a run I knew I could land. I'm here to collect points but it's so good to know this type of run is still at the top!"


English Alpine Championships 2017 start this weekend in Bormio

The 21st English Alpine Championships start tomorrow in Bormio, celebrating their 10th year in the Italian resort and featuring 400 of the country’s most talented skiers ranging from under 10s to senior athletes. 

The English Alpine Championships kick off tomorrow with the Opening Parade in the centre of Bormio. As well as a busy week of daytime racing, the Team Parallel Slalom returns on the Tuesday night under the floodlights, after three hugely successful years. 


With the countdown to PyeongChang 2018 underway, British Ski and Snowboard athletes back in action this weekend

This weekend the GB Park and Pipe team are in Quebec City for the Big Air and Slopestyle World Cup, also known as the Snowjamboree World Cup.

GB Park and Pipe

Both the skiers and snowboarders are competing in both disciplines, with qualification for the Ski Slopestyle and Snowboard Big Air taking place yesterday

British Ski and Snowboard announce ambitious long-term vision as today marks one year to go until PyeongChang 2018

With one year until the next Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, British Ski and Snowboard has today announced a long-term vision for British snowsports, aiming to become one of the world’s top five skiing and snowboarding nations by 2030.

 Photo Credit: Alexis Boichard Agence Zoom

Exciting opportunity with England Alpine Squad

Snowsport England are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Alpine Ski Coach to take on the role of Head Coach to help develop and support our Alpine Squad for 14-21 year olds.

This is a part time role and will involve delivering in the following key areas:


The Job Specification

British Ski and Snowboard announce team for Alpine World Ski Championships in St Moritz

British Ski and Snowboard are pleased to announce the British team selected for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St Moritz, Switzerland, which takes place from 6th – 19th February 2017.

 Photo Credit: British Ski & Snowboard

Sport England show confidence in Snowsport England’s strategy with funding announcement

Snowsport England has received a welcome vote of support today as Sport England, the grassroots sports investment agency, showed confidence in Snowsport England’s strategy to reinforce the grassroots of the sport including talented athletes, by awarding £1,050,000 over the next four years.



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.


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