As the ‘30 Days of Snowsport’ initiative (www.30daysofsnowsport.org.uk) reaches its midway point, hundreds of people across England have already given skiing or snowboarding a go for the first time, as slopes nationwide continue to offer free or discounted taster and recreational ski & snowboard sessions.
Do you want to shape the future of British snowsports?
In what is an exciting time for British snowsports, with the launch of two new funding initiatives and the imminent announcement of a new high-profile Performance Director, British Ski and Snowboard are looking for experienced, knowledgeable and highly motivated individuals to help drive the organisation forward.
‘Sell the Experience not the Snow’ leads forum discussions
The London International Snowsports Trade Exchange (LISTEX) 2016, which took place at The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead at the end of September, saw over 130 professionals from the UK and international snowsports industry come together for two days of networking, meetings and forum discussions.
This week will be Participation Officer Will McGlynn’s last full time week with Snowsport England.
Snowsport England aims to run a Level 2 Race Officials’ Course annually each November, but if there is sufficient demand, other courses can be arranged throughout the year, not only at Loughborough but also in regional locations.
Race Officials’ courses are coordinated by Ian Roberts on behalf of the SSE Alpine Strategy and Planning Committee (ASPC). Ian may be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
SportsAid is encouraging the British public to support the country’s sporting future by undertaking fundraising activities to help the next generation of Olympians and Paralympians targeting Tokyo 2020 and beyond.
The BRITS returns to LAAX, Switzerland from 2nd – 9th April 2017 and Picture Organic Clothing bring back the Big Air Championships to celebrate its newly acquired Olympic status.
It gives us great satisfaction to announce that The BRITS will again be entering into the warm, welcoming arms of LAAX, the freestyle wonderland of the world, for the British Snowboard & Freeski Championships 2017 with holiday packages now available online.
Micro Machines & Battle Royale results out and Final round of CSS released Wednesday
GB Park and Pipe’s new concept in snowsports competition, Championship Ski and Snowboard (CSS), is wrapping up this week after a hugely successful summer at slopes across the UK, which has included 12 teams battling it out in 5 matches each over 5 months.
The final day of the English Alpine Ski Championships concluded with a busy day of racing for all age groups, culminating in the crowning of six overall English Alpine Champions.
The 2016 English Alpine Championships supported by Rossignol, Vital, Endsleigh, Ski Bartletts, Ski Bitz. Racer Ready and Bormio Ski has been a huge success with great race conditions and on the whole good weather.
On day five of the English Alpine Ski Championships the sun returned to the slopes of Bormio for the FIS Super Combined (which also counted to towards the English Championships Super G titles), while the Under 12s and Under 10s tackled a fun Combi race on the Stella Alpina piste.
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