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Athletes deliver on first round of grants

Athletes supported by the British Ski and Snowboard National Foundation have made impressive progress in the 2017/18 season, showing the impact of the grants they received last year.

The charity was established in 2016 to support young British skiers and snowboarders, and after an initial fundraising period rolled out its first round of grants last summer. Prioritising athletes for whom funding would have the greatest impact, the first recipients in 2017/18 were:

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British Ski Academy GBR Series bursary prizes

The BSA provides stepping stones for junior and elite ski racers from grass roots racing to World Cup. Current and former BSA alumni include Zak Vinter, now ranked fifth in the world for men's slalom U21, and all four of the British Alpine ski team participants at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

We are proud to sponsor the 2018 GBR Series of national indoor and outdoor slalom events. The races are always exciting and it's great to see the athletic talent and potential on display. 

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Futures Project invites the next generation

While the off-season may be upon us, up-and-coming skiers and snowboarders are being encouraged to get involved over the summer by taking part in the new Futures Project.

Set up as a collaboration between British Ski & Snowboard, Snowsport England, Snowsport Scotland and Snowsport Wales, Futures Project supports and encourages young people in the UK to get involved in snow sports in a fun and progressive way.

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ERSA Region Race Events Monthly Update - April 2018

Race Entry is now open for most of the summer races hosted within the ERSA Region.  We welcome entries from all around the UK, subject to specific race invitation terms and conditions.

 

Coming Up This April :

 

21-Apr-18  Team Evolution ERSA Summer League Series 2018 - Race 1 of 6 [Welwyn, ENG]     (if you are following your “An update from Snowsport England Alpine Committee website post then  URL http://gbski.com/competition.php?ID=429 )

 

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Moguls contingent heads to Junior World Champs

A six-strong team of British moguls skiers is in Duved, Sweden this weekend for the final major event on the FIS calendar for 2017/18, the Junior Freestyle World Championships.

The team has been well-prepared and decked out this season by performance snowsports supplier Karbon, who have provided training and competition apparel to the British Moguls squad throughout the season.

The team is led by the Gerken Schofield trio who have all scored top five finishes at this event in the past.

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British Ski & Snowboard appoints new CEO

The Board of British Ski & Snowboard is pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Gosling OBE as the organisation’s next Chief Executive Officer.

Vicky will replace Dave Edwards who announced last year that, after eight years in the role, he would step down following the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

A former Group Captain in the Royal Air Force who went on to run the 2016 Invictus Games in Florida, Vicky joins the organisation at an exciting time following the most successful Winter Olympics for British snowsports.

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Try Out Moguls Skiing at Glencoe

On the 21st and 22nd of April, Snowsport England and the England Moguls Academy will be at Glencoe Mountain, Scotland for a weekend of Moguls skiing. Coaches will be on hand to provide guidance on how to tackle the bumps and get you started in the moguls or to improve your existing technique. It doesn’t matter if you are experienced in the moguls or brand new to the bumps, our expert coaches will be there to help you.

To book your place please click here

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Ski and Snowboard Cross Pathway

There have been exciting developments at British Ski & Snowboard in the past 12 months since Guillaume Nantermod was appointed head coach. This led to great results at the 2018 Olympic Games, World Cup and Europa Cup events. With a new BSS Europa Cup Programme being established for 2018/19, the Home Nations and BSS are working to ensure the ski and snowboard cross pathway is aligned across the BSS and Home Nations programmes. It is anticipated that the Home Nations level programme will be in place in June 2018.

Further information will be released when developed.

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Muir Delivers Perfect Week as McCormick Retains Title

The BRITS 2018 came to a close today with the ski competitions wrapping up and it was two familiar faces which were back on top of the podium.

Kirsty Muir could lay claim to being the outstanding athlete of this year’s event as she took out her third park and pipe event of the week.

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Hill Tops Podium Again and Courtier-Jones Returns To Throne

Truly glorious spring conditions greeted competitors and spectators as they arrived on the Crap Sogn Gion for the final day of competition at the Brits 2018 and the British halfpipe championship.

Blue skies, high temperatures and a festival atmosphere were the perfect ingredients for a great contest in the almighty Laax halfpipe. Taking the spoils and the title of national champions were Maisie Hill and Lewis Courtier-Jones.

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