Entries by snowsports

Cross Country Winter Programme

The winter is fast approaching and we will once again be running our Snowsport Scotland winter performance programme and Home nations performance pathway programme from November to March. Primarily based out of Lillehammer, Norway for those born from 2006 to 2000 – working in partnership with GB Snowsports and British Nordic Development squad – the […]

GBS seeks two new Independent Directors

GB Snowsport (GBS) is the National Governing Body for International Snowsports within the United Kingdom; it is responsible for the representation and management of any British Snowsport athlete who wishes to compete in International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) sanctioned or Olympic events. This includes all Olympic and Paralympic snowsport disciplines together with Speed Skiing […]

Freelance Snowboard Coaching Role

PARA ADAPTIVE SNOWBOARD COACH GBS and the Home nations Snowsports governing bodies are looking for instructors and coaches to deliver Para Snowboard training sessions at the indoor snow venues around the UK. Para Snowboarding is a relatively new sport but the UK has been successful since it came onto the world stage with two World […]

Para-Alpine Pathway Coach Vacancy

Snowsport Scotland in partnership with GB Snowsport are looking to get more people involved  in para-snowsports than ever before and to identify and support athletes that have the  potential to perform on the world stage!  We are looking to fill an exciting new position Para Alpine Pathway Coach that will focus on delivering events and […]

Nordic Coaching Conference Returns for 2022

SATURDAY and SUNDAY 9 | 10 JULY 2022 Snowsport Scotland are delighted to announce this year’s Nordic Coaching Conference will be held on the weekend of the 9/10 July at Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore. The weekend will be an opportunity for Scottish cross-country ski coaches to come together to discuss best practice, refresh technique and learn […]

Neil & Andrew Simpson receive MBE’s in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Snowsport Scotland are thrilled to hear of Neil and Andrew Simpson are to receive MBE’s in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.  Neil was born visually impaired with Nystagmus which causes involuntary eye movements and he competes in the visually impaired B3 Category. He started skiing at the age of 4 starting in Aberdeen dry slope joining […]

Roy Young receives BEM in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Everyone at Snowsport Scotland is delighted to hear the fantastic news that Roy Young will be given a BEM, for services to Nordic skiing and to the community in Huntly, in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.  Roy is currently Chair for Huntly Nordic Ski Club (HNSC) and is a member of GBSnowsport Nordic committee. He was […]

Snowsport Scotland appoints new CEO

Snowsport Scotland announced today (1 June 2022) the appointment of Scott Simon as the governing body’s new Chief Executive Officer. Simon has developed an extensive career in sport, recently including six years at British Canoeing which culminated as the Head Coach and Team Leader for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, and has previously contracted […]

Park & Pipe Committee vacancies

Snowsport Scotland Discipline Committee Member – Park & Pipe Role Description Snowsport Scotland (SSS): To be the Scottish Governing Body for Snowsports and the representative for Snowsports in Scotland. Role/Person Specification: We are looking for an active member of the Park & Pipe, (Freeski or Snowboard) community to join the Snowsport Scotland (SSS) Park & […]

GBR Outdoor 3 – Change of Date

Due to some scheduling issues, GBR Outdoor 3 will now be run based on the results of the Scottish National Champs on Saturday September 3rd. The race currently listed for Hillend on Sunday June 5th then becomes day two of the usual Twin Peaks race weekend. If you have managed to pay to enter the […]