Press information: 10 November 2016
The British Ski Academy announced as new GBR Alpine Series sponsors
The British Ski Academy has today been announced as official sponsors of the GBR Alpine Series, a series of 10 races taking place at indoor and dry slopes in the UK during the spring and summer of 2017.
This weekend GB Park and Pipe snowboarders and skiers will descend on Milan as they start their journey towards the 2018 Winter Olympics, whilst Alpine skiers Dave Ryding and Alex Tilley travel to Levi to compete in the first FIS Slalom World Cup of the winter.
Photo Credit: Peter Morning
Join us at the World Cup and cheer on Dave Ryding
Please contact Nigel or Helen Furlong on 01685 878751 for further information.
Why this season is the time to invest in new snowsports kit
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With the weak pound and prices already fixed before Brexit, this winter is the time to buy your ski and snowboard kit in the UK according to top names in the industry and to a snowsport equipment price comparison published by the Snowsport Industries of Great Britain.
SportsAid is delighted to announce the 10 athletes on the shortlist for this year’s One-to-Watch Award. The annual award, set to be presented at the charity’s 40th anniversary SportsBall in London on 24 November, was launched in 2006 with six of the previous recipients competing for Great Britain across the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer.
Artemis Interschool Ski Challenge 2017 20th to 21st March 2017
The Artemis British Interschool Ski Challenge
20 March, Monday - U10/U12 GS, U14 Boys BASS GS, U14 girls and all U16/U18/U21 BASS Slalom 21 March, Tuesday - U10/U12 Stubby Slalom, U14 Boys BASS Slalom, U14 girls and all U16/U18/U21 BASS GS
BBC’s Ed Leigh claims ‘you will not find this kind of development in another European country’
Photo Credit: James North
This summer, the inaugural Championship Ski and Snowboard league was launched at indoor and dry slopes across the UK. Six ski and six snowboard teams battled it out across 5 months of head to head competition, with Bearsden Freestyle
At the conclusion of Snowsport England’s ‘30 Days of Snowsport’ initiative (www.30daysofsnowsport.org.uk), 2800 people have been give the chance to try skiing and snowboarding during 70 events in 30 days at indoor slopes and dry slopes across the country.
The second ever National Schools Snowsport Week (www.nssw.co.uk) will take place from 24-30 April 2017 and is backed by Winter Olympians Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards, Dave Ryding, Aimee Fuller and Graham Bell.
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This weekend saw the start of the 2016/17 FIS Ski World Cup series in Soelden, Austria as Alex Tilley narrowly missed out on qualifying for the second run in the Ladies GS race and Charlie Raposo completed his first ever World Cup race in the Men’s GS.
Photo Credit: British Ski & Snowboard
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