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    Europa Cup podiums for Koyander, top 30 in Schladming for Ryding and Norwegian Championships kick off well for Musgrave

    It has been a busy week for British skiers and snowboarders with a jam-packed schedule across the different disciplines. Highlights of the week so far include a 2 nd and 3 rd place for Ellie Koyander at the Airolo Moguls Europa Cup and a 9 th place in the first event of the Norwegian Cross Country Ski ...

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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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    Woodsy takes fifth at X-Games in Aspen and top 10 finishes for Billy Morgan and James Machon at World Champs

    James ‘Woodsy’ Woods pulled off ‘the run of his life’ at the X Games in Aspen on Saturday, eventually finishing a fantastic 5 th  place against the world’s best Slopestyle skiers, with Nick Goepper, Joss Christensen and Alex Bellemare taking the podium spots. This was ...

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    Silver Medal for British Slopestyle Skier Katie Summerhayes at Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships

    Sheffield-born Slopestyle skier Katie Summerhayes has taken 2nd place in today’s Ski Slopestyle at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Championships in Kreischberg, Austria.  In a historic day for British skiing, the 19 year old, a member of the GB Park and Pipe Team, held off strong competition to win ...

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    British team selected for FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail Beaver Creek

    British Ski and Snowboard are pleased to announce the British team selected for the Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail Beaver Creek, which takes place from 2 nd – 15 th February 2015. With just 17 days to go until the Championships begins, the selected athletes will be faced with competing in one of ...

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    British teams named for Nordic Senior World Ski Championships in Falun and Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Almaty

    Eight athletes have been named in the British team for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden, which run from 18 th February to 1 st March 2015.    Following the best ever Olympic results for a British Cross Country team at Sochi 2014, the British athletes will hope to make their ...

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    Strong finish for Musgrave in Tour de Ski and 24th in Adelbolden for Dave Ryding

    Andrew Musgrave couldn’t quite keep his 11 th place in the Tour de Ski, but still finished strongly with 20 th place in the Final Climb (9km Freestyle Pursuit) up Alpe Cermis yesterday following 35 th place in the 15km Classic on Saturday. This meant Musgrave finished a fantastic 20 th overall in the ...

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    Andrew Musgrave makes history as fastest skier in Tour de Ski 25km Freestyle Pursuit

    British Cross Country skier Andrew Musgrave made history as the fastest skier in today’s 25km Freestyle Pursuit in the Tour de Ski in Toblach, Italy, moving him up to 11 th in the overall Tour de Ski rankings.   Musgrave’s win in this stage of the Tour follows Wednesday’s fantastic ...

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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 Ski and Snowboard Teams gear up for the winter

    As the first big snowfalls of the winter season blanket the mountains of Europe, the British Ski and Snowboard teams are gearing up for another exciting season of action, taking them across the globe to represent their country.  The highlights of this season’s competitive skiing and snowboarding ...

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    Big names of British Ski and Snowboard descend on the Ski and Snowboard Show next week in London

    This autumn our British Ski and Snowboard athletes will descend on the Ski and Snowboard Show in Earls Court, London from Thursday 30 th October to Sunday 2 nd November.   If you are heading down to the show, come and visit the British Ski and Snowboard (BSS) stand in the ‘Drop In’ area, ...

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    14-15 BCR Helmet Regulations

    Please see the message below from GB TD Forum Chair, Ian Roberts.  In line with last year\'s FIS Rules, the 2014/15 BCR was to have mandated the new specification helmets for BASS races.  However, at recent meetings, FIS have decided not to apply the new helmet regulations to the U14/U16 and Masters ...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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!  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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    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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    BRAEMAR SKI CLUB

    A small, friendly club catering mainly for those interested in Snowsports and wishing to join a social club.

    CONTACT DETAILS

    Secretary: Barry Morris
    Address: Linn Cottage, Fife Brae, Braemar
    Tel: 01339 741 382
    barry.braemarskiclub@hotmail.co.uk

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Approximately 100 members.

    Annual subscriptions: Ordinary £10.50, Family £21, Children £6.

    Mainly a social club, organises holidays abroad for club members, and can organise ski lessons if required.

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