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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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    Ski & Snowboard Instructors - Snow Factor, Glasgow

    Due to a very busy period of trading we are currently accepting applications for qualified ski and snowboard instructors for the Snow Sports School at Snow Factor Braehead. Applicants will have a ski and/or snowboard instructing qualification(s) equivalent to a B.A.S.I Level 1 or higher.  We are looking for enthusiastic and hardworking individuals who love teaching people how to ski and snowboard. Successful applicants will join the Snow Factor slope team on a part time contract.

    Applicants should be available to start work in early February 2015.

    If you feel that you would thrive from the challenge of working in the only real indoor snow slope in Scotland then please send a copy of your C.V. and covering letter to  

    Manager - Cardiff Ski & Snowboard Centre

    Start date April 2015 

    Snowsport Cymru Wales is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to manage the Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre. The person appointed will take a leading role in managing, marketing and developing the business at the snowsports centre. 

    Qualified with nationally recognised ski or snowboard coaching and instructing qualificaion you will need to be passionate and knowledgeable about snowsports. You will need to be well organised, have excellent communication skills, competent in the use if IT (spreadsheets, social media & website management), good at gaining ownership and commitment from colleagues and be able to clearly demonstrate your ability to lead and manage others. 

    The Cardiff Ski & Snowboard Centre has an excellent reputaion for delivering ski & snowboard lessons and is open all year round. The centre is managed by the National Governing Body, Snowsport Cymru Wales. 

    To apply for these posts, please complete the application form from our website ( and return with your CV and cover letter to 

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon 6th February 2015.


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