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Dry Slope Ambassadors for 2022 AnnouncedAnnouncement from Dry Slope Ambassador Team Managers Diane Sarkar MBE and Megan Whitmarsh-Ali. As we approach the next dry slope racing season, we are delighted to announce the following athletes have been selected as the Dry Slope Ambassadors to represent Snowsport England for 2022: U16 Females U16 Males Amber Fennell George Brown Daisy Putman […]
Team Snowtrax Snowsports Club’s SuccessTeam Snowtrax Snowsports Club has seen fantastic success and quadrupled its member base from only 30 when they started to over 120 now, ranging across all ages. An independent snowsport club based at Snowtrax in Christchurch, Dorset, the club’s mission is to introduce the sport of alpine ski racing to new participants and while promoting […]
New Alpine Committee SecretaryAlpine Committee Secretary Snowsport England is delighted to announce the appointment of Debbie Gunton as Secretary to the Alpine Committee. Debbie has taken over from Mary Calvert, who stepped down from the role in December after some 9 years. Lloyd Jenkins, Chair, Alpine Committee thanked Mary for her tremendous help and support to the Committee […]
Historic World Cup Win for Dave RydingAn historic weekend for British snowsport saw Dave Ryding take the nation’s first ever Alpine World Cup win
Operating in the EU & EFTA Post BrexitHOME NATIONS, GBS and BASI RELEASE JOINT BREXIT UPDATE: Snowsport England is pleased to share a new publication entitled “What we know“ that has been jointly researched and produced by the Home Nation Governing Bodies, GB Snowsports and BASI. The document is intended to provide up to date information, received from official sources, on the […]
Olympic Winter Games squad announcement confirms Team GB skiing and snowboarding contingentThe British Olympic Association (BOA) has today announced the 18 skiers and three snowboarders selected to represent Team GB at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games. GB Snowsport athletes will represent the nation in nine disciplines during the Games, with nine athletes selected for Team GB for the first time. For the remaining twelve squad […]
Snowsport England appoints two new Dry Slope Ambassador Team ManagersSnowsport England is delighted to announce the appointment of two Dry Slope Ambassador Team Managers ahead of the 2022 summer season. Diane Sarkar MBE and Megan Whitmarsh-Ali will take over from Gareth Case who is stepping down after six years in the role. Gareth said: “After six years I made the difficult decision to step […]
NSSA British Schools Alpine Open Championships 2022The National Schools Snowsports Association (NSSA) is hosting its British Schools Alpine Open Championships after a year’s absence. The competition will take place in February and with entry already open, this looks to be a highlight of the schools alpine calendar with training held over the early weekdays and three race days later in the […]
English Alpine Championships 2022 are GO!We are pleased to announce that we will be going ahead with the English Alpine championships in Bormio. We will be reviewing the programme which will change slightly and any covid measures that will need to be in place and providing further information shortly. This additional information will be added to the calendar on GBski […]
Carlisle Snowsports Club marks 50th anniversaryCarlisle Snowsports Club has entered its 50th anniversary this winter, marking a golden milestone for skiing in Cumbria. The centre was founded in 1972 and is operated by ski instructor Eric Barlow, who himself started skiing on the dry slope in the year of its opening. Eric helped lay the original matting and was part […]
Deadline approaching: On Snow Nordic Week, Nordseter, NorwayWe are taking last few bookings for our On Snow Nordic Week in Nordseter, Norway. The deadline to sign up to the trip is this Thursday, 13th January 2022. The On Snow Nordic Week is scheduled to take place between Monday 21st March and Saturday 26th March in Nordseter, Norway, 14 km from Lillehammer. The […]
GB Snowsport and Home Nations Snowsport Governing Bodies release new Diversity & Inclusion research findingsGB Snowsport and the Home Nations Snowsport Governing Bodies, Snowsport England, Snowsport Scotland and Snowsport Wales, are pleased today to publish the findings from diversity and inclusion surveying conducted in early 2021. The report, which is also informed by wide-ranging discussions between the Governing Bodies through the previously announced Snowsport D&I Advisory Group, highlights significant […]
Nordic Development SessionsThe SE Nordic Development Days continue at Redbridge Cycling Centre. 9 athletes attended the session organised in collaboration with GB Snowsport and BNDS.
The Sadie Bristow Foundation on its snowsport eventsThe 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 […]
ReTrain to ReTain: New funding available for coachesAs 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 […]