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    Competitions Commitee: Alpine Sub Group Meeting

    Thanks to those who have replied to the invitation to the Competitions Committee, Alpine Sub Group.  For those who can make it the meeting will take place at 7pm, Thursday 11 September 2014 at the Royal George Hotel, Tay Street, Perth, PH1 5LD.  Tea and Coffee will be available on arrival.  The ...

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    Sport Scotland Coaching, Officiating & Volunteer Awards 2014

    Each year sport scotland hold the Coaching, Officiating & Volunteer Awards to recognise and rewarding the hard work, dedication and success of those involved with supporting the development of athletes in their sport. There are 10 categories covering Coaching, Officiating & Volunteering in which ...

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    Exciting results for Great Britainís Alpine skiers this weekend

    There have been some exciting results from Great Britain’s Alpine skiers this weekend in the Southern Hemisphere.  Charlie Guest kick started the weekend with a 5 th place finish in Saturday’s FIS Slalom race, with Laurie Taylor finishing in 8 th place in the men’s. Charlie went on to ...

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    Coach Development Opportunities

    A couple of exciting conferences and seminars are coming up that may be of interest to coaches, instructors and leaders. Professor Carol Dweck - Unlocking Potential: Developing a Growth Mindset for Success The Winning Scotland Foundation and partners are delighted to invite you to book your place at the ...

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    Great Britains Alpine skiers continue successful summer season

    After a successful summer of racing, Great Britains Alpine skiers are looking to finish the season off on a high in the final races of the season this weekend and next week. The Southern Hemisphere racing season started off with a bang with Charlie Guest winning the very first Alpine race of the 2014/15 season ...

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    Snow tricks Scottish Indoor Slopestyle Championships head for Snow Factor

    Seventy of Scotland’s top snowboarders and skiers will converge on Snow Factor at Intu Braehead west of Glasgow on Saturday (30 August) for the Scottish Indoor Slopestyle Championships. Organised by Snowsport Scotland, over two separate runs competitors in the discipline known as ‘slopestyle’ ...

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    Dougie Crawford Takes Time out of Ski Racing

    “After a lot of thinking and soul searching I have decided that I need to take some time out from being a ski racer. The last few years have been mentally very difficult for me, I gave my absolute all to make it to the Sochi Olympics (and Vancouver four years before) and I didn’t make it. In 2010 I ...

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    SSS Alpine Sub Group - Competitions Committee

    Following the set up of Nordic and Freestyle sub-groups of the Competitions Committee, we are looking to establish the Alpine sub-group.  On Thursday 11 September 2014, the intention to hold a Snowsport Scotland Alpine Sub Group meeting at 7pm at a venue in Perth (TBC).The purpose of this group is to ...

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    British Park and Pipe athletes head to Southern Hemisphere as event season starts

    After a summer of intense training including stints in Scotland and time on the glaciers in Europe and the slopes down under, a number of Britain’s Park and Pipe squad are back in competition action, heading to Australia and New Zealand for the World Snowboard Tour Southern Hemisphere events and the NZ ...

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    Scottish Freedom Series 2015

    The 2015 Scottish Freedom Series planning meeting took place last night in Stirling with the four 2014 event head judges and event organisers present. Much enthusiasm and excitement for the coming season was eminent, with a bold plans shaping up for the 2015 Series! Background: 2014 saw the first Scottish ...

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    Top Scottish World Cup Snowboarder Slides Into Snow Factor

    This morning (Wednesday 6 August) saw Ben Kilner, one of Britain’s top snowboarding stars, slide into Snow Factor Braehead, with the World Cup half-pipe specialist giving his top tips to kids attending the popular summer Snowcamps.  Banchory based Kilner, who competed at the 2010 Vancouver and 2014 ...

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    Park & Pipe\'s Snowboarders head to Holland

    The snowboarders of the P&P Academy are currently in Landgraaf in the Netherlands for the first camp there. Snowworld has a reputation for one of the best indoor parks in Europe and should provide a great training environment for the riders to work on developing and reinforcing their park skills. Certainly ...

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    BSS Delancey Alpine racer Charlie Guest takes the first win of the Alpine 2014/15 season

    Delancey British Senior Alpine team racer Charlotte Guest has kicked off the start of the 2014/15 season with a win in the very first race of the Alpine calendar. Charlie, who has been training with team mates Alex Tilley and Darcie Mead in New Zealand for the last couple of weeks, won the Slalom race held in ...

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    Response to article by David Walsh re funding for wintersports

    In response to an article in The Sunday Times on 6th July by David Walsh ( available here ), the CEOs of the Home Nations have submitted this letter to The Sunday Times: Dear Sirs We write in response to David Walsh’s article published in the Sunday Times on 6 th  July which criticises UK ...

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    UK Sport award £4.89 million to British Ski and Snowboard over next four years

    British Ski and Snowboard, the National Governing Body for skiing and snowboarding in the UK, has been awarded £4.89 million by UK Sport over the next four years following a year of unrivalled success for British snowsports and a record breaking performance in Sochi.  British Ski and Snowboard ...

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    Event Crew Development - Accreditation Courses!

    Snowsport Scotland are delighted to now be running accrediation courses for officials and volunteers. This will help build a database of accredited officials across the country to help deliver great club and National events. Referred to as ECD (Event Crew Development) Workshops, the courses will cover Alpine, ...

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    British Nordic Development Squad - Pathway Coach Required!

      The British Nordic Development Squad exists to provide a performance pathway for GB cross country skiers from club level to reach the standard to be selected for European Youth Olympics and World Junior Championships, and to progress further to international Senior competition. Since its inception the ...

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    Scottish Junior Alpine Development Group - Tignes October

    Scottish Junior Alpine Development Group (SJADG) are looking to arrange a training camp to Tignes in October. This camp is for skiers in the U18 and U21 categories who are members of a registered club and preferably with some race experience. As a rough guide, last year\'s camp cost around £1100 ...

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    Championship Ski Racing takes place in Glasgow

    On 14-15 th June some of the country’s top Alpine racers came together to compete in the GBR Indoor Series Race 3 followed by the Scottish Indoor Alpine Championships at Snow Factor, Glasgow. With minis races taking place in between the two runs the weekend provided opportunities for racers of all ages ...

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    British snowboarder Katie Ormerod becomes first female to land a double cork 1080

    British Ski and Snowboard athlete Katie Ormerod (16, West Yorkshire) has become the first female snowboarder to land a double cork 2018. See the jump here... win.gs/1pZ7wJT

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    2014-15 Competitor Registrations

    We are now accepting competitor registrations for the 14-15 year (valid until 31st October 2015). British Ski & Snowboard have announced that early bird FIS licences are available for purchase until 30th June.  Any existing competitors with a registration valid until 31st October 2014 can renew for ...

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    Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships move to Tignes for 2015

    The Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships will take place in Tignes, France from Sunday 22 March to Friday 3 April 2015. This follows a move from Méribel where the Championships were held for 10 years.   This exciting move will see the Senior, Junior and Children’s National ...

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    Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshops

    There are a few spaces left on a couple of Safeguarding and Protecting Children courses taking place in the next few days in Edinburgh and Glasgow, organised by Boxing Scotland. All Coaching Scheme Members who gain a new qualification are required to obtain the \'Safeguarding and Protecting Children\' ...

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    Disability Snowsport UK Guide Day

    The charity Disability Snowsport UK delivers skiing to disabled people from grass roots through to the Paralympics. The British Disabled Ski Team is part of the charity.   Following on from the success of the Sochi Paralympics where we returned with 5 medals we are looking for guides to ski with our ...

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    BNDS Nordic Performance Coaching Conference 24 & 25 May 2014

    Featuring    Frank Heggebo Norwegian. Ski coach,                           Head of Sports Development, Hovden ski academy  ...

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    Bormio 2015

    Bormio 2015 English Championships   Hard to believe I know!!  I’m sure most of you have not finished your washing from Meribel. Reality is that we must look forward to the coming season and the English Ski Championships. Glasgow Ski Racing on behalf of all Scottish Clubs are forward ...

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    Glasgow Telemark Festival

    The  Scottish Telemark Club  are organising a telemark festival on Saturday 19th June, this will be followed by a sprint race on Sunday 20th as part of the  indoor race series  this summer. There will be coaching available on Saturday for all abilities, wether you are a complete beginner or ...

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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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    Pupils head to Snow Factor for Schools Indoor Freestyle Champs!

    This week will see over 20 High Schools and 40 Primary Schools come from across the country for the 2014 Scottish Schools Indoor Freestyle Championships . With a custom built park at Snow Factor the Primary school competitors will show what they’ve got on Thursday 1 st May with the Secondary school ...

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    The Coe Cup wraps up The Scottish Freedom Series!

    The final stage of the 2014 Scottish Freedom Series took place with lots of thrills and spills in a great day at Glencoe Mountain. The Coe Cup rounded off the first Scottish Freedom Series with a spectacular weather window opening up for the skiers and boarders to take advantage of!  The Coe Cup remains ...

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    FIS Races back at Nevis Range!

    Nevis Range hosted the SSS Nevis FIS Races this weekend with stunning conditions on the Snow Goose as some of Scotland’s best male and female Alpine racers headed to Nevis Range!  Photo credit: Steven McKenna                         ...

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    CairnGorm Bags the Pipe at busy Easter

    The hills were alive to the sound of bagpipe music at CairnGorm Mountain this Easter where glorious overhead conditions and good Spring snow cover on the middle and upper slopes were enjoyed by over 2500 skiers and boarders in the course of the holiday weekend. A similar number of sightseers took the funicular up ...

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    Go Big or Go Home 2014!

    It’s Back Again! Go Big or Go Home returns to Bearsden, Glasgow on Saturday 21st of June 2014. The Freestyle Hub of UK Dryslope Skiing & Boarding will be hosting the sickest comp of the summer with Prizes from Freeze Pro Shop, Faction Skis, Salomon Snowboards and many more to be announced shortly! ...

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    British Ski and Snowboard Round-Up

    As the competitive season draws to a close, the past two weeks have been busy for Great Britain’s skiing and snowboarding stars.  Monday saw the Delancey British National Alpine Senior Championships draw to a close with Cara Brown and Dougie Crawford taking the overall titles after some exciting ...

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    Cara Brown lifts the Sir John Ritblat Victor Ludorum Trophy as she claims overall victory at the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships

    Over 100 of the world’s best Alpine racers hit the Meribel Stade in bright sunshine today - as they warmed-up for the final day of the Senior and Junior races at the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships in Meribel.   Racing through a busy schedule to complete the Ladies GS and Mens ...

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    David Ryding and Charlotte Guest take Gold in the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships Slalom

    On the sixth day of the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships in Meribel, overcast conditions tested the mettle of the Mens and Ladies teams.  Battling through the gates, GB racer David Ryding had a tricky first run, but swiftly tightened his grasp on gold with a sensational second run. ...

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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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    Canadian Ski Coaches Federation Professional Negligence and Public Liability Insurance

                                                                                    Important Notice ...

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    Gower, Brown, Major and Clissold take the National Junior Championships Downhill honours at Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships

    Day four of the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships in Meribel saw Jack Gower and Cara Brown crowned British Under 21 Downhill Champions, and Billy Major and Honor Clissold crowned British Under 18 Downhill Champions in the National Junior Championships Downhill.     Jack Gower ...

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    Crawford and Alcott claim second titles at Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships

    Day three of the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships in Meribel saw both Dougie Crawford and Chemmy Alcott claim their second 2014 British title in the Downhill, the blue riband event of the Championships.  The Downhill race was blessed with perfect blue skies, with racers fired up and eager ...

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    3rd for Jenny Jones and further success in Snowboard World Junior Championship and Delancey British Alpine Ski Championships and The Brits begin

    Jenny Jones, competing for the first time since her Olympic bronze medal win in Sochi, came joint third in the Nine Queens Big Air competition in Livigno, Italy. The contest was won by Elena Konz from Switzerland with Jessika Jenson (USA) coming in second and Jenny Jones sharing third spot with Isabel Derungs ...

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    Crawford and Alcott take Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships Super G titles

    On the first day of the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships in Meribel, GB racer Chemmy Alcott (Hampton Court, Surrey) - who has announced that she will retire at the end of this Championships - claimed the Ladies’ Super G title in her last ever Super G race with an impressive time of 1:23:91. ...

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    2014 Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships begin in Meribel THIS SUNDAY

    The 2014 Delancey British Alpine Championships, the biggest event in the British Alpine ski racing calendar, begin this Sunday in Méribel, France. This will be the 11 th year of the Championships which will see Chemmy Alcott retire from competitive ski racing and top British racers Dave Ryding, Dougie ...

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    European Freeski Open begins, Delancey British Alpine Ski Championships starts Sunday and Jenny Jones, Katie Summerhayes and Billy Morgan in action

    Today sees the start of the European Freeski Open in Laax, Switzerland. Competing for Great Britain is Tyler Harding, Joe Hides, Cal Sandieson, Mike Rowlands, Madi Rowlands and Molly Summerhayes. Men’s Slopestyle heats start today, Women’s and Men’s Semi-finals tomorrow with Finals on ...

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    Another epic installment in the 2014 Scottish Freedom Series!

    The Nevis Range delivered in spades yesterday for round three of the 2014 Scottish Freedom Series with an epic show of FREERIDE competition! Blessed with bluebird overhead and 80cm of fresh powder the “Corrie Challenge” firmly put itself on the Scottish Freeride map with an awesome display of talent ...

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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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    Craig Macfie Foundation Award

    The second annual Craig Macfie Foundation Award will be presented this year at the British Championships. The award includes a £2500 training grant and will be awarded to an individual who meets the following criteria:  -       Male in the Junior age group ...

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    SSBX 14

    Video edit now available!  http://vimeo.com/89758140 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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    Scottish Freestyle Championships 2014

    Scottish Freestyle Championships returns back to  CairnGorm Mountain Ltd  for 2014 inviting the best of Scottish talent to throw down and take the title of Scottish Champ! Check out the video edit from last year\'s competition here ! TIMING: 09.00 - Registration Opens in Ptarmigan Bar 09.30 - ...

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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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    Sporting students can apply now for funding support

    Sporting students at college or university in Scotland can apply before 31 March for funding support.  Winning Students provides scholarship funding to help students achieve their sporting and academic goals. The national student sports scholarships are open to current students and to school leavers ...

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    More children on Scottish slopes - new Learn to Ski programme launched!

    More children on Scotland’s slopes Free training and passes to get more children into snowsports Just ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, a pilot programme to help more children build a lifelong love of Scotland’s ski slopes was launched yesterday (23 rd January 2014) in Glencoe. In its ...

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    2014 FREEDOM SERIES

    2014 will see Scotland host its very own FREERIDE TOUR known as the Scottish Freedom Series. This is a brand new series of freeride/freeski events that will take place at different mountains around Scotland.  All events are open to male and female skiers and boarders aged 18yrs or older. For ...

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    2014 Scottish Schools Alpine Series

    Over 50 schools are already entered in to the 2014 Scottish Schools Alpine Series. First event takes place at Glenshee on 21st January... For full information and entry forms please see the competitions page at www.sssa.co

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    Performance Director - British Disabled Ski Team (Disability Snowsport UK)

    The Performance Director is responsible for the overall strategic delivery of the BDST World Class Performance Programme and the attainment of its goals. The role is to lead and direct the BDST programmes, to achieve medal-winning success at significant international competitions including the World Championships and Paralympic Games, in line with the targets agreed with UK Sport.

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    Rental Department Manager - Aberdeen Snowsports Centre

    Do you have a passion for snowsports and have managerial experience in the customer service industry? Then this could be the ideal role for you. Closing date: 7th September.

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    Office and Finance Administrator - Aberdeen Snowsports Centre

    Working with a strong team of dedicated, passionate individuals, we are looking for someone to help develop, drive & improve our business. Closing date: 7th September.

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