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The Sadie Bristow Foundation on its snowsport events

The Sadie Bristow Foundation is introducing school pupils to snowsport every month, with 40 children experiencing the sport at Snozone, Milton Keynes in October alone.   Children and parents from Bridge and Patrixbourne Primary, Canterbury enjoyed the latest trip to the slope, with the charity looking to open their next trips to another two schools. The […]
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ReTrain to ReTain: New funding available for coaches

As part of their Great Coaching Comeback campaign, UK Coaching in partnership with CIMSPA and EMDUK, has launched a new initiative ReTrain to ReTain, funded by Sport England. The fully-funded scheme aims to provide skills, training, and targeted support for 25,000 volunteer coaches, as well as 25,000 sport and activity professionals, who have been negatively impacted by […]
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Chris Day receives British Empire Medal (BEM)

Snowsport England Coach and Adaptive Tutor Chris Day has attended the formal ceremony to receive his British Empire Medal (BEM). The BEM is awarded for meritorious civil or military service worthy of recognition by the Crown. Held at the wonderful Highnam Court in Gloucestershire on a beautiful sunny day the medal was presented to him […]
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Successful first SE Nordic Development Day

This past Sunday saw the first Snowsport England Nordic Development day in collaboration with GB Snowsport and BNDS. Following on from the GB Snowsport Nordic Recruitment programme in the spring a small group of athletes have been invited to train alongside BNDS Squad members on a regular basis with coach Jordan Andrews. The first session […]
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NSSA National Schools Outdoor Open Championships

The National Schools Snowsports Association (NSSA) is pleased to announce that, after a years absence, the only Open National Dryslope Champs for schools are back and will take place at Swadlincote on November 21st. – This event, like all NSSA events, is open to school teams and individuals representing their school. – Open to all […]
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Successful weekend for English Park & Pipe Squad in Madrid

Members of the Snowsport England Park & Pipe Academy attend a series of FIS Slopestyle Events at Snozone, Madrid in Spain this past weekend. The FIS sanctioned events provided a fantastic stepping stone from the UK domes to international competition as many athletes prepare to head back to the mountains after a challenging 18 months. […]
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New World Record Set For Fastest Marathon Run in Ski Boots

Earlier this month, Paul Bennett set a new Guinness World Record for fastest marathon run in Ski Boots at the Virgin Money London Marathon, in London, UK, on 3 October 2021. Bennett broke the former record by 7 seconds, finishing the 41st London Marathon in 5 hr 30 min 20 sec. The new record holder raised […]
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NSSA National Schools Leagues

After a successful first season last year, the NSSA (National Schools Snowsports Association) National Schools Race Leagues are back. Running at centres all around the country, these events are a great way to keep schools racing going through the winter months and can be entered regardless of the number of skiers from your school. From […]
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Come and discover Snowsport England at the Snow Show 2021

Snowsport England are attending this year’s National Snow Show at the NEC, 23rd – 24th October, we’ll be on stand K22. Did you know we offer coaching and instructing courses? Come and chat with us about how you can start or continue your journey and pass on your passion to others. And with over 100 […]
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GB Snowsport work in collaboration with the insurance sector to provide a Snowsport Travel solution

Snowsport are delighted to announce the availability of a travel insurance product designed specifically for UK-based Snowsport athletes and enthusiasts. Working alongside our insurance broker, Bluefin Sport, together with Jackson Lee Underwriting, GB Snowsport have sourced a specialist insurance product providing dedicated travel cover for British athletes training and competing in Snowsport. The Sports Travel […]
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UK Snowsports Coaching Conference

Over the weekend of the 18th and 19th September over 70 snowsport coaches met up at the Chill Factore to take part in the UK Snowsports Coaching Conference. The two-day event consisted of interactive workshops and on-hill practical sessions. The theme for the weekend was “Creating Environments for Success” and spanned all disciplines for both […]
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UK Snowsport Coaching Awards

We received 132 nominations this year for the awards which is fantastic. From the nominations we produced a short list which then went to an independent panel made up from other National Governing bodies. Rather than a public vote as in previous years. We also had an additional award for Covid Hero and a special […]
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Alpine Officials Pathway

On behalf of the Alpine Committee of Snowsport England, we are delighted to be able to share our new Officials Pathway with you.  We are grateful to the input from many people, especially a small group who reviewed the pathway and made some great suggestions, in no particular order: Stephen Metheringham, Gareth Case, David Chapman, […]
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Speakers Announced: UK Snowsports Coaching Conference

We are pleased to announce the speakers at this year’s UK Snowsports Coaching Conference. The guest speakers include Stuart Armstrong, who has over 20 years experience in sports development, professionally qualified coach mentor and producer of the Locked in Shed skiing podcasts Richard Barbour, Deena Blacking – founder of Drivetrain, former British Alpine Ski Team […]
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Race Report: All England Championships 2021

The 2021 All England Champions are Toby Case and Daisy Putman in the overall male and female races of this year’s Championships, which took place at Silksworth, Sunderland on Saturday, 28th August. Oliver Weeks and Rebecca Hart were the quickest racers on the day, claiming the first spot on the podium, followed by Case and […]
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