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Snowsport England On Snow Nordic Week- Norway

Snowsport England will be hosting another On Snow Nordic Week in Kvitavatn, Norway in 2019. After a successful trip to Nordseter in 2018, we are rerurning to Kvitavatn in 2019 where we have run this course successfully for many years.

This course will be led by SSE' top coaches- Patrick Winterton, Alan Eason and Mike Dixon.

Click here to find out more information about the course.

Menna and Jen Receive an MBE from the Queen!

Snowsport England would like to congratulate Paralympic gold medalists Menna Fitzpatrick and Jen Kehoe on receiving an MBE from Her Majesty The Queen at Windsor Castle on the morning of 2nd November 2018. Click here to find out more about their incredible day and the pairs reaction to receiving the award on the British Ski and Snowboard website.

Snowsport England Roller Ski Events 2018- Lancaster

A massive well done to the team for another successful Roller Ski course held in the sunny Lancaster. Here are some photos and kind words from the participants:



Recent NSSA Activity During 30 Days of Snowsports

NSSA have been busy during the first part of 30 days of Snowsports. Click here to find out more.

Snowsport England Alpine Committee Volunteer Vacancies

Interested in a Snowsport England Alpine Committee member? Follow the links below to view the description of the role:

Deadline for application 16th November 2018

Snowsport England Alpine Committee Vacancy Description Part 1

Snowsport England Alpine Committee Vacancy Description Part 2

Snowsport England collaborate with Telegraph Ski & Snowboard as new media partner

Snowsport England has announced a new media partnership with Telegraph Ski & Snowboard, working together to spread the news about grass roots skiing and snowboarding, participation opportunities and the junior and development side of snowsports, as well as collaborating on events. 

Snowsport England’s 30 Days of Snowsport starts with a bang

Still time to get involved with hundreds of sessions across the country 

Snowsport England’s season-starting participation initiative, 30 Days of Snowsport (, has begun with a bang this October, with 21 clubs and facilities already offering over 600 opportunities to try skiing or snowboarding for the first time. 

Latest roller ski racing news - who will be the winners?

This autumn sees the introduction of the London Region Challenge Cup series of matched roller ski races, as well as new The Barnaby Norman Memorial Race, for the under 20s, whilst the GB Series reaches its finale on 28 October. 

Parents In Sport Week 2018

1-7 October 2018. 

This is an NSPCC and Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) initiative.  

It gives clubs the opportunity to showcase your club’s creativity and build positive relationships with parents and carers. Last year at least 5 clubs took part and used the opportunity to promote the great work parents in sport do.  Does your club want to get involved in 2018?  Let us know if you do!  This year it will be concentrating on 3 themes: 

Club Safeguarding Club Checklist

Clubs have a moral and legal duty of care to safeguard children.  Working Together to Safeguard Children (WTSC) 2018 is statutory guidance and the new 2018 edition specifically includes sports clubs.  WTSC states everyone working in organisations including sports clubs, are subject to the same safeguarding responsibilities, whether paid or a volunteer.  You must all have policies and procedures in place to safeguard children and everyone involved must be aware of their responsibilities, how to respond to a child protection concern and make a referral.


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