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Major John Leaning – 1937 – 2019

Major John Leaning  – 1937 – 2019 This morning I was deeply saddened to hear that a good friend of mine and of English skiing, John ‘Spud’ Leaning died peacefully on Saturday 3rd August. Our Nordic members will remember Spud as Biathlon & Nordic Director at the British Ski Federation and later for his roles […]

Skiing? Sure thing!

This is how you head down the mountain best White peaks, blue skies, and brilliant sunlight: what could be more beautiful than the feeling of carefree skiing? Whether weaving, carving, or boarding, you can experience magical moments with the whole family. Although, truth be told, in order to make sure your time on the piste […]

Diploma in Sporting Excellence

We are pleased to be able to offer athletes the chance to sign up to the DiSE Programme in 2019


Not sure where to start? There are many different types of snowsports and over 120 clubs and facilities across England that you can get involved in. Use our activity finder below to find lessons and sessions near you or head to our competitions page to find out how you can compete! Why not pass on your passion? We deliver high quality education and development for coaching, instructing and volunteering in snowsports at all levels.

English Alpine Championships

The English Alpine Championships is one of the biggest competitions in the Snowsport England calendar. Many competitors and their families travel from all over the UK to the beautiful resort of Bormio in Italy, where Dave Ryding (aka ‘The Rocket’) started his career.


National Schools Snowsport Week

National Schools Snowsport Week takes place every year all over the country and was established to give young people the opportunity to get into snowsports. Many snowsport clubs and facilities offer free or discounted sessions for one week only!


30 Days of Snowsport

30 Days of Snowsport takes place every year in October and is all about creating a snowsport buzz ahead of the new winter season. Every snowsport lover, from complete beginners to seasoned athletes, gets involved in the fun sessions organised by clubs and facilities all over England.




Snowsports is great for schools and universities to engage with. Not only is it beneficial for your physical and mental health and wellbeing, but it is a great opportunity to make new friends and learn new skills.


Becoming a snowsport volunteer is incredibly rewarding and is the reason that the summer race calendar is so busy! Volunteers get involved in everything, from activities on the dry ski slopes to the English Alpine Championships.

SKI & SNOWBOARD Travel Insurance

It is vital to ensure you are properly covered for overseas snowsport holidays and to compete in the UK. We have partnered with Sports Insure to provide tailor-made, trusted travel insurance packages just for you.