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Bormio – Exciting Job Opportunities Race Official (hill team) & DriverThe English Alpine Championships is Snowsport England’s premier event and is held in Bormio, Italy during February half term each year. The event is run by a team of over 20 volunteers. This time the organising committee is looking for people to join the team of race officials to work on the hill, and also […]
Updated guidance documents for the return to snowsport – July 2020As part of our PHASED RETURN TO SNOWSPORT, Snowsport England has updated its guidance. All our guidance is based on government guidance and we are making it snowsport specific. We would like to say a massive thank you to the clubs, coaches, volunteers and facilities that have been following our guidelines in supporting a safe […]
Phased Return to Domestic (UK Based) Snowsport CompetitionPhased Return to Domestic (UK Based) Snowsport Competition This communication, on behalf of the UK Home Nation Snowsport Governing Bodies, aims to set out a road map for a phased return to competitive snowsports events in the UK under Covid-19 regulations and restrictions applied to sport and social distancing. We recognise there is significant interest […]
Coronavirus UpdateWe hope everyone is safe and well and if you have managed to visit a snowsport facility over the past couple of weeks that you have enjoyed the getting back into Snowsport again. A reminder you can check which facilities are open via our website: https://www.snowsportengland.org.uk/facility-re-opening-information/ The Snowsport England team are working hard to digest […]
Announcement regarding the Lowlands 2020We have been involved in extensive discussion and consultation with the governing body here in the UK. As you will be aware, all UK ski calendar competitions have been cancelled up to the end of August and discussions are taking place regarding September. In the UK we have only just started to open outdoor (dry […]
Snowsport England – Chair RecruitmentSnowsport England are the National Governing Body for Snowsport in England. Our vision is Inspiring participation in Snowsport at every Level. The new Chair of Snowsport England will be a charismatic and courageous leader, with the ability to build strong relationships and win trust. Respecting the Vision and Mission of Snowsport England while working with […]
Updated guidance documents for the return to snowsportWe hope you are all staying safe and getting to enjoy the sunshine. With the temperature rising Snowsports are probably not at the forefront of everyone’s mind however there are several slopes that have already reopened and lots more preparing to do so. Find out the latest about your nearest slope here. We all need […]
Joint HN’s and GBS statement on EventsGB Snowsport and the Home Nations announce today that we have extended the date of our cancelled events through until 31st August 2020. We will be reviewing the situation on an on-going basis based on government guidance and will communicate any further decisions as the situation changes. We take the health and welfare of our athletes/members […]
English Alpine championships – feedback on championships surveyWe would like to thank all of those who responded to our Feedback Survey. We were happy to receive many positive comments about the Championships, the resort and how the whole event is run. We are always looking to improve the event each year, so we were also pleased to see some questions about how […]
Sport and recreation sector commit to tackling inequalitySnowsport England has joined other National Governing Bodies in the UK Sport and recreation by becoming a co-signatory of a statement issued by the Sport and Recreational Alliance (SRA) that has pledged a sector wide commitment to tackle inequality and bring about a meaningful change The statement says that ‘it is time to confront racism […]
Guidance for return to snowsport activity – updated 04/06/2020Following the new government advice on 28 May 2020 easing lockdown restrictions, groups of up to six people from different households will be able to meet outside in England from Monday 1 June (maintaining social distancing guidelines of 2m apart). As a result, we have updated our guidance documents: Guidance for athletes return to activity […]
Guidance for return to snowsport activityFollowing the publication of the new government guidelines on exercise we have been working with other stakeholders to create three guidance documents for our registered athletes, coaches and snowsport venues. These procedures apply to England only and are based on government guidelines detailing the use of public spaces, outdoor activity and exercise: Guidance for snowsport […]
Statement on activity framework for return of SnowsportSnowsport England have produced the following activity framework which sets out what activity we can currently do and what we expect in the future as restrictions are hopefully lifted. We will be publishing further guidance for facilities, athletes and coaches/instructors in the next few days. We would like to thank all the clubs and facilities […]
World Anti-Doping Agency Q&A DocumentThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published a Question and Answer (Q&A) document related to anti-doping and Covid-19, which is an update to the document that the Agency published on 23 March 2020. Once again, it was developed in consultation with WADA’s Athlete Committee. Please visit the FIS website for further information.
ASSISTANT COACH AND WAX TECHNICIAN SERVICES TO THE BRITISH ALPINE TEAMGB Snowsport (GBS) is the national governing body for snowsports in the UK, managing elite British teams and the development pathway for those athletes. We select, manage and lead British teams to international events, promote participation in FIS and World Para snowsports disciplines, and provide opportunities for our athletes to achieve their full potential as […]