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Restart of the NSSA National Schools Race Leagues and Schools RacingNSSA National Schools Leagues – Open to Individuals and school teams With the easing of restrictions, the NSSA has restarted its National Schools League Race sessions around the country. These sessions, open to individuals and school teams, have restarted after a break for lockdown, with two having already run, at Sandown Park and at Rossendale. […]
A GREEN LIGHT FOR COACHES POST BREXITFurther to our previous announcements regarding Brexit, Snowsport England is pleased to provide an update on the legality of UK coaches working in Europe. For clarity and to reiterate, our concern was that the public liability and professional indemnity insurance for coaches leaders and instructors might be invalidated if, due to the loss of working […]
British Home Nations and GB Snowsport launch diversity and inclusion drive with new research initiativeSnowsport England in partnership with GB Snowsport, Snowsport Scotland and Snowsport Wales have announced the launch of a new research programme to understand how to ensure snowsport across Britain is working towards a diverse and inclusive future at every level of the sport. The programme, which is expected to report preliminary results by mid-2021, will […]
Alpine Squad selection policy 2021/2022We hope everyone is safe and well and looking forward to the easing of restrictions allowing some domestic activity to be gradually phased back in. It has been a challenging winter for so many reasons, but we are wanting to look ahead with positivity to what the future holds and hope that all athletes can […]
Snowsport England Guidance for the Return to ActivityWith the return to outdoor Snowsport just around the corner we have released our updated guidance for the return to activity. As before, all of our guidance is based on that supplied by the Government and made relevant to the Snowsport landscape. We know that these are both exciting and anxious times and we thank […]
Rachelle Rogers, Snowsport England Volunteer, blogs for TASSFormer Alpine Skier, now Pilot, Rachelle Rogers wrote a powerful personal piece for TASS on how the uncertainty of the COVID pandemic impacted her career outlook. Rachelle, who volunteers with Snowsport England as a Performance Lifestyle Advisor for Alpine Skiing, found herself in a year during which the aviation industry faced significant slowdown and as […]
Participation & Insight Action Group VacanciesParticipation & Insight Action Group Vacancies We are looking for a number of volunteers to join the newly-formed Participation and Insight Action group. We are looking for people who are passionate about Snowsport and can commit their time and energy to developing and supporting the sport we all love. We want to attract people from […]
Sport England and CrowdfunderWith the excitement of activity restarting just around the corner, we thought that this may be of interest to clubs that are thinking of starting a new project or to fundraise and reconnect with their communities. Sport England teamed up with Crowdfunder last year to match fund crowdfunding projects run by sports clubs and community […]
Home Nations Joint Statement re 2021 Summer Race CalendarFollowing recent announcements made by the English, Scottish and Welsh governments on their proposals for easing Covid lockdown restrictions in the coming months. The Home Nations met on 24th February to review the potential implications for the scheduled 2021 Summer Race Calendar. Taking into account Covid restriction timelines for the opening of snowsports facilities and […]
Are you interested in ski cross?Snowsport England in collaboration with the Home Nations and GB Snowsport are looking to build a ski cross pathway programme for FIS athletes. The proposed programme will be a part-time programme designed to allow athletes to fit ski cross training and competition around education and around their existing alpine programme if applicable. Who is the […]
Laura Greenwood appointed Participation and Insight Group ChairSnowsport England is pleased to announce that Laura Greenwood has been appointed as the Chair for the Participation and Insight Action Group. Laura will be heading up a key group for Snowsport England, responsible for gathering and using insight from the Snowsport community to help grow participation and the Snowsport England membership. She is joining […]
Free Concussion Webinar by Dr Jenny ShuteSnowsport England will be running a free webinar on concussion, led by Dr Jenny Shute, MBE, Vice Chair of the FIS Medical Committee on Tuesday, 9th March. Snowsport England believes that it is vital that as many people who participate in recreational and competitive snowsport are informed of the risks of concussion and is running a […]
Covid-19Summary table which outlines what the Government's publication of the roadmap means for snowsport activity from 29th March
Fern Cates appointed Nordic Committee ChairSnowsport England is pleased to announce that Fern Cates has been appointed as the Chair for the Nordic Committee. Fern is joining a newly-reformed structure of our committees, aiming to help us deliver our vision, launched in 2019, to “Inspire participation in Snowsport at every level”. Fern comes into the Nordic Committee Chair role with […]
BASS Races 2020 – 2021 seasonThe Home Nations and the TD Forum met on 18th Feb to conduct their scheduled review with regard BASS Seeding and TD assignment for the remainder of the 2020-21 on-snow season.