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TD Forum and Home Nations StatementThe TD Forum and the Home Nations met on the 18 Jan to review the situation with regards to assignment of TDs and the acceptance of race results for BASS in the ongoing pandemic. The review looked at current and predicted trends of Covid cases; National and International lockdowns; and ongoing international travel restrictions and […]
Government Travel RestrictionsAs the governing body for Snowsports, our primary concern at this time is the health and welfare of our entire Snowsport community. We support the Government imposed guidelines and legislation to reduce the spread of the virus in the hope that this will allow us to return to our sport as soon as safely possible.
Dave Ryding: British alpine skier wins World Cup slalom bronzeBritain’s Dave Ryding won the third World Cup medal of his career with slalom bronze in Adelboden last weekend. The three-time Winter Olympian, 34, finished 0.15 seconds behind Austrian winner Marco Schwarz, with Germany’s Linus Strasser taking silver. It is Ryding’s first podium since winning parallel slalom silver in 2019. He first won slalom silver […]
Virtual Club Drop-in SessionSnowsport England will be hosting a virtual drop-in session for clubs on Wednesday, 20 January to support the grassroots sport and its network as best as possible in the current circumstances. The session is accessible to club representatives, coaches, parents and members. We recognise the impact of the third national lockdown on clubs, coaches and […]
Travel RestrictionsTRAVEL RESTRICTIONS We have recently been receiving an increasing number of enquiries about travelling abroad for training purposes or to compete. We have created this document to help provide further information as well as useful signposting. The Government’s current stance in England is that you must not leave home, including to travel abroad, unless you […]
UPDATE: New Nationwide RestrictionsFollowing the Prime Minister’s announcement on January 4th, new national lockdown restrictions have been introduced across England. Snowsport England can regrettably confirm that all indoor and outdoor snowsport facilities will need to close. You should follow this guidance immediately. The law will be updated to reflect these new rules. More information about what is and […]
2021/22 Alpine Pathway Programme AnnouncementThe Home Nations Snowsports Governing Bodies and GB Snowsport is pleased to formally announce two Alpine Pathway Programmes that will be available for UK athletes to be part of next winter. Registration forms and entry criteria guidance will be sent out later this month, inviting athletes to apply to be selected into GB Alpine Pathway […]
COVID-19 UPDATEFollowing the Government announcement on Saturday 19th introducing new Tier 4 to parts of England from 00:01 on 20th December, Sport England have now developed an infographic document to reflect Tier 4 restrictions. This can be found within their Autumn and Winter toolkit. Sport England have also updated their FAQ page to reflect the new guidance […]
Covid -19 UpdateWe have published an updated Tier Table detailing what Snowsport activity can take place under each of the four tiers of restrictions, providing information for outdoor Snowsport, indoor Snowsport, facilities and travel. We have included the details we know about, but please note we are still awaiting some clarification on a few points. We will update the table over the coming days.
English Alpine championships statementThe Organising Committee have been continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation, and have today reluctantly come to the decision to cancel the 2021 English Alpine Championships. In reaching this decision we have considered not only the health and safety of the athletes taking part, but also that of the officials who run the event, and […]
ConcussionThe TD Forum continually reviews its position and rules with regard recognition and treatment of concussion, noting that concussion is a serious injury and the risks of a second injury leading to significant long term effects are very high. At the latest update the Forum reaffirmed that TDs and Juries should not permit competitors with […]
Playing Your Part: Keep Snowsport SafeSporting activities have been permitted by the Government to return following lockdown despite wider restrictions because of the benefits of sport and physical activity for people’s physical and mental wellbeing. However, if people act irresponsibly when participating in sport (including off the slope / track, and when socialising before and after activity) they risk jeopardising […]
Snowsport England e-Gift cards are available nowWe are delighted to announce that we are now offering Snowsport England e-gift cards and they’re available to buy online from today, just in time for Christmas! The gift cards can be redeemed against any Snowsport England course or membership and could make a perfect present for any snowsport enthusiast looking to advance and develop […]
Covid Guidance UpdateFollowing the announcement that England will return to a system of tiered restrictions effective from 00:01 on Wednesday 2nd December, Snowsport England has been in discussions with Sport England and Government to establish what the new restrictions mean for our sport. We have therefore updated the below guidelines. These guidelines apply to England only, and […]
Facility Reopening InformationAs the second lockdown lifted yesterday, 2nd December, snowsport facilities across England have started to open their doors again. We have produced the table below with the latest information we have in regards to the reopening dates of facilities. Please note that due to plans changing we cannot guarantee all the information is correct. If […]