British (and Scottish) ski team athlete, Level 2 Coach and fully qualified teacher, Christy MacKinnon will be joining Snowsport Scotland as the Alpine and Ski Cross Pathway Coach in May 2020. This season, Christy has been working as the Education Lead and Children’s Coach at the Excel Racing Academy and has been a member […]
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Further to Tuesday’s update, GB Snowsport and the Home Nations, will be postponing all activities (including competitions, events, athlete coaching sessions and courses) up until 1st May. We will review the situation prior to 1st May and will communicate any further decisions. We take the health and welfare of our athletes/members extremely seriously and we would like to […]
The Cairn Gorms welcomed the Upbattle with proper Scottish weather at the weekend but a good time was had by all non the less!! Saturday saw the derby postponed but product demos from the brands saw many folk out enjoying laps in a closed ski area! Lots of smiles and talk of good snow. Kev […]
Due to the escalating cases of COVID-19, GB Snowsport, along with the Home Nations, will be postponing all competitions & events up until 1st May. We will review the situation prior to 1st May and any will communicate any further decisions. We take the health and welfare of our athletes/members extremely seriously and we […]
Snowsport Scotland is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children in their care – we want children and young people to stay safe and have fun while taking part in Snowsports. Please click here to find out more information and to get access to our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policies, as well as […]
In lights of the ongoing events regarding Covid-19, Snowsport Scotland has received questions from members regarding future travel on ski holidays and other events in the mountains. We have now set up a Coronavirus information page, with links to useful advice and information. Further information can be found here.
Snowsport Scotland is thrilled to announce a new sponsorship partnership with Craigdon Edinburgh. For the next two years, Craigdon Edinburgh will be the official sponsor of the Scottish Alpine Indoor and Dryslope Championship Races and the Scottish University and College Alpine Racing Series. This new partnership will allow Snowsport Scotland club and individual members to […]
A team of 10 athletes will represent GB Snowsport at the European Winter Para Sports event – ‘ParaSki4Europe’ in Poland from 24th Feb – 2nd March, taking place in Czarna Gora Ski Resort and Jamrozowa Polana Duszniki Cross Country Centre in Poland. ‘ParaSki4Europe’ is expected to welcome athletes from 15 different countries, from a wide […]
It is time for another 2020 Snowsport Scotland Instagram takeover! Tomorrow 20 Feb 2020! Which athletes this time? Sister’s Claire & Zoe Winthrop and Alannah Lawrie. Alannah 20, from Midlothian: Started in alpine, went into the British alpine squad for 3 years and eventually switched to skicross and have been a member of the British […]
Training in Lillehammer for the past few months has been really good, we’ve improved on our snow skills and gained lots of race experience which has improved us as skiers. One of our focuses has been learning and practicing lots of technical skills, such as ski testing and waxing/servicing our kit, which are really valuable […]