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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 […]

Scottish Alpine Ski Team 2022/2023

Scottish Alpine Ski Team 2022/2023 Snowsport Scotland are pleased to announce the Scottish Alpine Ski Team as:- GB World Cup Team Charlie Guest Alex Tilley GB Europa Cup Team Owen Vinter GB FIS Team Calum Langmuir Isla Ward FIS Team (18+) Ailsa Hay Emelia Ackerley Holly McKey Alistair Hall David Christey Gregor Munro Joe Grieve […]

Staff Announcement

Snowsport Scotland is delighted to confirm the appointment of Alison Grove as our new Marketing and Events Officer. Alison comes to Snowsport Scotland following a 15 year career in the catering, events and hospitality sector. During this time, Alison has worked as a head and events chef in high-end establishments across the UK and has […]

Para Snowboard: Upper Limb Difference Talent Search

Snowsport Scotland and Snowsport England are starting a talent search for the para snowboarding stars of the future! It Could Be You! We are looking to find sporty women between the ages of 16-25 with an upper limb difference who want to learn to snowboard. Snowboarding is a great sport that is active, social, creative […]