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    Alpine World Junior Championships kick off in Norway, Telemark World Cup in Switzerland and Cross Country World Cup in Finland

    Tomorrow sees action begin in the Alpine World Junior Championships in Hafjell, Norway. The first race is the Ladies GS tomorrow, with Cara Brown, Anna Henderson, Alice MacAulay and Darcie Mead competing for Great Britain. The Championships run until 13 th March and all the action from the 12-strong British squad ...

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    British Team announced for Junior Freestyle World Ski Championships

    British Ski and Snowboard are excited to announce the British team selected for the FIS Junior Freestyle World Ski Championships, which take place from 22nd March to 2 April 2015 in Valmalenco, Italy.   In what will be one of the strongest teams Great Britain has taken to a Junior Freestyle World ...

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    Scottish National FIS Championships! 9-12th April, Nevis Range

    We are delighted to be hosting the Scottish National FIS Championships from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th April at Nevis Range, Scotland. The schedule will consist of the following: Thursday 9th April - FIS Giant Slalom (Scottish National Championships) Friday 10th April - FIS Giant Slalom Saturday 11th April - ...

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    GBR Team announced for Alpine World Junior Championships

    British Ski and Snowboard are excited to announce the British team selected for the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships in Hafjell, Norway which takes place from 7th to 13th March 2015.   Fresh from the World Championships in Vail Beaver Creek, the Men’s team will see strong representation from ...

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    Woodsy through to Slopestyle finals in Park City, last World Cup on the Aerials circuit and Muzzy rounds up at Nordic World Champs

    Today sees James Woods compete in the Men’s World Cup Ski Slopestyle Finals in Park City. After qualifying 5 th in his heat yesterday with a best score of 85.40, Woodsy will drop in 4 th today for the Finals which kick off at 13.30 local time, (MST), 20.30 UK time.           ...

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    FIS Speed Skiing World Championships start this Weekend

    The FIS World Championships of Speed Skiing, the fastest non-motorised sport on the planet, start on Saturday in Andorra with a strong British representation and Jan Farrell switches category to S1 for the World Championships          Jan Farrell is the current Speed ...

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    Excellent snowsport season continues

    Recent storms have brought more snow to all Scotland’s mountain ski areas. Although while the weather was delivering blizzards most snowsports areas were closed, the current season is still on track to be an excellent one, with the season to date already calculated to be worth over £14M to the Highland ...

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    Council Meeting - 4th March 2015 (McDiarmid Park, Perth)

    The first Snowsport Scotland Council Meeting of 2015 will take place on Wednesday 4th March at McDiarmid Park, Perth, PH1 2SJ. Please find below the papers and agenda for the upcoming meeting. Teas, coffees and sandwiches will be provided. If you or a representative from your club is planning on attending please ...

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    Fantastic 12th place for Andrew Musgrave at Nordic World Championships and double top ten finishes for Dave Ryding in Europa Cup

    Andrew Musgrave made another career best as he finished 12 th place in the Skiathlon at the Nordic World Championships in Falun, Sweden. He will next compete in the 15km Freestyle on Wednesday alongside teammate Andrew Young.  Following Wednesday’s event, Muzzy will compete in the 50km Classic on ...

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    Track your progress

    NEWS for all keen Alpine race trainees and athletes. You can now start tracking your Alpine skills development and progress, using the Snowsport Scotland Athlete Tracking System. Launched in December 2014 the tracker offers athletes and club trainees, interested in monitoring their progress, the ability to log ...

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    Action kicks off at Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun with Brits in action tomorrow

    Today saw the start of the Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden, which is expected to attract over 175,000 spectators over the 12 days of action.   For the British Cross Country Ski Team, action kicks off tomorrow with Andrew Young competing in the Men’s Classic Sprint and Posy ...

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    Impressive victory for Scottish skier Paul Henderson and Anna Henderson fastest female Brit in National Junior GS

    Successful U10/U12 Combi race at English Alpine Ski Championships Day four of the English Alpine Ski Championships saw some nail biting racing in the NJR GS (National Junior Race - Giant Slalom) with Scottish athlete Paul Henderson beating off a field of over 70 racers to claim the men’s overall title ...

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    All the action from Vail-Beaver Creek Alpine World Ski Championships, Cross Country World Cup in Oestersund and Ski Cross World Cup in Are

    The Delancey British Alpine Ski Team put in a fantastic performance in Tuesday’s team event at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail-Beaver Creek, just being nudged out by Italy in the heats, but showing the world they are a force to be reckoned with.  The mixed team of Dave Ryding, Alex Tilley, ...

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    Legacy 2014: Sustainable Sport for Communities Fund

    Legacy 2014: Sustainable Sports for Communities is a  1m fund which supports the sustainability and capacity of aspiring and existing social enterprises delivering sport and physical activity in communities across Scotland.   Funding, through this final round of funding, is available to help clubs ...

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    Inshriach Sprints: cross-country ski race Sat 17 Jan 2015

    Local ski club Highland Nordic held the first “Inshriach Sprints” cross-country ski race last Saturday morning. After several years of being unable to run race events because of a lack of snow on race day, the snow that fell last week was very welcome to the race organisers. “We thought that ...

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    Thirteen Skiers and Snowboarders named in Team GB squad for European Youth Olympic Festival

    The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today announced the athletes who will represent Team GB at the Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF 2015) from 25th-30th January 2015.  Of the 15 athletes selected for EYOF, all aged 15-17 years old, eight of them are Alpine ...

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    British Team announced for Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg

    British Ski and Snowboard have announced the team for the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships, the biggest freestyle event on this year’s calendar, taking place from 14 th to 25 th of January 2015 in Kreischberg, Austria.   After Great Britain’s success in Slopestyle at ...

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    Coaching update: UKCP L2 Trained Remit

    After receiving feedback from various Scottish clubs regarding the limited numbers of L2 Licenced Alpine coaches who are available to work in Scotland during the winter, there has been a time limited change to the remit for L2 coaches to support athlete and club development.   As of the 7th January 2015, ...

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    Snowsports Insurance available through Snowsport Scotland!

    Do you regularly take part in snowsports? Are you looking for travel insurance, or, performance training cover, or just want to make sure you are covered for the trips you make to the Scottish snow? We have arranged access to insurance cover through Fogg Insurance, which we believe to be the best for our members ...

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    Snowsport Scotland Board Update

    The Board of SSS has undergone a bit of a change recently, and it gives us great pleasure to introduce the new Board members: Chair – Wayne Glasse-Davies Finance Director – Kenneth Munro Independent Director – Neil Farish   Existing Board members are: Engagement ...

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    Helmet Regulations (FIS Racing)

    There is still some confusion concerning what is required (for FIS racing) and we have had some athletes recently disqualified for not having a FIS Certified helmet.    The new helmets that meet the 2013 standard as required by the FIS have a completely different appearance, construction and ...

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    Nordic Coach Roy Young named Snowsport Scotland Coach of the Year

    On the weekend of 22-23 rd November 2014, Snowsport Scotland hosted ‘The Gathering’, an annual event at the sportscotland facility, Glenmore Lodge near Aviemore. This event brings together clubs, competitors, coaching and presenters to network and develop stronger relationships and this year, the ...

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    Summary of the Emergency Meeting of the Board of Snowsport Scotland

    (Pending the approval of the full minute) On Sunday 23rd November 2014 at Glenmore Lodge, immediately following the 2014 AGM a meeting was called in order for the Board of Snowsport Scotland to elect a Chair, as Wayne Glasse-Davies and Gordon Ritchie were both standing for this role. The Board agreed ...

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    Snowboarder Stuart Innes named Snowsport Scotland Young Volunteer of the Year

    On the weekend of 22-23 rd November 2014, Snowsport Scotland hosted ‘The Gathering’, an annual event at the sportscotland facility, Glenmore Lodge near Aviemore. This event brings together clubs, competitors, coaching and presenters to network and develop stronger relationships and this year, the ...

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    SSS Annual Award Winners Announced

    On the weekend of 22-23 rd November 2014, Snowsport Scotland hosted ‘The Gathering’, an annual event at the sportscotland facility, Glenmore Lodge near Aviemore. This event brings together clubs, competitors, coaching and presenters to network and develop stronger relationships and this year, the ...

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    British snowsports bodies move towards coordinated coaching and instructing pathway

    In a significant move towards a complete and co-ordinated UK Coaching and Instructing pathway, British Association of Snowsports Instructors (BASI), Snowsport England, Snowsport Scotland and Snowsport Wales have agreed that they will recognise each other’s refresher courses. Holders of Level 1 and Level 2 ...

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    October FAST Camp - Tignes

    FAST (Focused Alpine Scottish Training) is the brand name of the Scottish Combined Alpine Camps initiative. There are two main aims: (1) to increase cooperation between Clubs resulting in better planned and less fragmented year round training programmes for young Scottish skiers and (2) to maximise economies ...

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    Raposo and Guest take Gold in the Giant Slalom at the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships

    Day five of the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships in Meribel saw Charlie Raposo and Charlie Guest take Gold in the Mens and Ladies National Championship (NC) Giant Slalom respectively.  Tricky conditions saw yesterday’s champion Dougie Crawford take a tumble, leaving the podium open ...

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    Katie Summerhayes becomes World Junior Champion in Ski Slopestyle

    Winter Olympian Katie Summerhayes was today crowned World Junior Champion in Ski Slopestyle after a win at the Junior World Ski Championships in Valmalenco, Italy. The 18 year old, who finished seventh at Sochi 2014, beat off a strong field to score a run of 86.80 ahead of Norway’s Johanne Killi and ...

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    2014 Freestyle Champions Crowned!

    Today Cairngorm Mountain hosted the 2014 Scottish Freestyle Championships! With high winds leading to an altered course the jumps were removed from the course leaving the competitors to impress the judges on the rails!  The McCormick Brothers took control of the Male side of the competition witrh Chris ...

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    SSBX 14

    Video edit now available! Hot on the heels of the Sochi Winter Olympics, the Scottish Ski and Boarder Cross Championships 2014 took place at Glenshee Ski Resort over the weekend of March 1 st and 2 nd . One of the most popular on-snow events in the UK snowsports ...

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    John Hynes Fund for Coach Education

    An updated form is no available for members to apply for support for Coach Education. John Hynes was the Head Coach/Manager at Hillend Ski Centre for many year. Following his death in 1988 this fund was set up in his memory with the goal of assisting coaches to achieve further qualifications.  Funding is ...

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    New Member Benefits: Cotswold Outdoor Ltd!

    As we continually look to improve the package available to all members we are pleased to announce a new benefit available to members. Cotswold Outdoor Ltd has a range of outdoor clothing and equipment with stores around the UK and an online store. All Snowsport Scotland Club Members and competitors can ...

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    Also known as Scottish Junior Alpine Development Group (SJADG), this is for anyone in Junior 1 or 2 who wants to keep ski racing. You may have completed CH2 but that is just the start..........


    Home and Abroad – we organise weekend and midterm training and race cover in Scotland and camps in Europe and further afield – traditionally we have organised a camp in Tignes in October; variety of places at Christmas including Norway, Austria, USA and Meribel in Easter for the national championships.


    We believe it is really important to encourage everyone to keep training and developing after you have left Children’s races. You will find that FIS races are different and therefore the training and coaching is geared to helping you make the transition between children’s racing and FIS races – the coaches are experienced with Junior racers – they know the circuit and they know how best to prepare you and get you into FIS races (as best as they can!) and fulfil your potential at this level.

    This not only gives Junior racers the opportunity to continue with ski racing; to learn the skills and gain the experience to compete at this level; but also the opportunity to train alongside the national team. All of this serves as an excellent development pathway toward consideration for team selection and has resulted in some trainees becoming full time members of the team.

    It is not all hard work!!!


    You need to become a SJADG member – it is really easy. The form is at the end of this text and for £25 you can become a member which gives you access to all the camps, training and resources that SJADG can offer.


    SJADG is run by a committee according the rules established in its constitution - the committee members are volunteers – usually parents of racers or ex racers who have a lot of experience and knowledge about running training camps and racing. The committee has an AGM in May and office bearers are elected. Throughout the year the committee meets to discuss, organise events and plan camps and other activities.

    The coaches work closely with the committee to make sure that what we offer trainees meets the need of the individuals and gets them access to appropriate training and races. They often work alongside the national team sharing lanes and training resources here in Scotland and in Europe.

    Currently the committee members are:

    Chair: Munro Anderson
    Secretary: David MacWilliam
    Treasurer : Ann Huntington
    Membership Secretary: Kay Ferrier
    Members: Liz Rofe, Jane Rahill
    Athlete's Representative: Miriam Hunsley


    Visit the website - (website in progress)
    Join the Facebook page -

    Talk to some of the trainees – many of you will know them and they can be spotted by brightly coloured hoodies.

    Email the membership convenor of the committee – Kay Ferrier


    If you are not ready to join just yet please fill in the membership form and send back to us via Kay – and we will be back in touch after we have made our plans for 2013/2014 and we can get you involved! Then your skis could be in this pile!

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