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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.

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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.

 

 

NSPCC launches campaign to close loopholes in law to safeguard children

NSPCC launches campaign to close loopholes in law to safeguard children

 

The recent media coverage of abuse in football has highlighted gaps in child protection which could make our youngsters vulnerable to being abused in our clubs and snowsport settings.

 

The NSPCC has launced a campaign #TrustToLead.  

 

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. 

 

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