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Athlete’s review of the Bathgate to Airdrie cycle path that our Nordic Training Group

The Bathgate to Airdrie Railway Path is fairly accurately named. Taking in Armadale, Blackridge and Caldercruix, the path, which is part of the much longer national cycle route number 75 follows the route of the railway line between Bathgate and Airdrie. Off-road, paved and 27.3 kilometres in length, Snowsport Scotland’s Nordic Training Group set out […]

Adventure Aberdeen Snowsports confirm new Instructor Training Programme

We are pleased to announce that Adventure Aberdeen Snowsports, who were appointed as a Snowsport Scotland Training Centre a few months ago, have just completed their first set of UK Snowsport instructor training courses. Aberdeen will be running an annual instructor and coach development programme, offering UK Snowsport qualifications as an additional pathway for customers. […]

Glencoe welcomes new manager

Snowsport Scotland is delighted to welcome James and Katie Pitcher, who have relocated from Plymouth to Glencoe. James started his new job as Glencoe ski school manager on 13th November and comes to his post as an already appointed UK Snowsport tutor. He will, therefore, be using his extensive experience to deliver the new UK […]

Polmonthill Appointed as a SSS Instructor Training Centre

We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Polmonthill Snowsports Centre as one of the newest Snowsport Scotland Training Centres, accredited to deliver instructor training courses. Pictured left to right are Jamie Smith and James Clark from the centre, and Julia Miller and Fiona Maxwell from Polmonthill Ski Club. Their collaborative efforts have led to […]

Stelvio October 2019

The Scottish Alpine Ski Team returned recently from a successful technical ski camp in Stelvio Italy. This camp was planned to have 8 days skiing on the Glacier with the focus on technical Giant Slalom. The excellent conditions at the start of the camp meant that the 6 FIS and 5 U16 athletes were able […]

Visit to the Loading Bay : Indoor skatepark and Freestyle facility

Our coaches were invited to preview the Loading Bay last week. The Loading Bay is Glasgow’s first indoor skatepark and freestyle facility which is about to open to the public shortly.. With 30,000 square feet, this unit it is looking unreal with a street plaza, bowl and modular skatepark areas. Really exciting for us, the […]

Snowboard Big Air World Cup, Modena

The Italian city of Modena welcomed the International Ski Federation (FIS) Freeski and Snowboard Big Air World Cup events. Scottish Athletes, Chris McCormick, Kirsty Muir and Matt McCormick all competed at their first Big Air World Cup of the season. Even with very tough conditions, all landed and did really well with Kirsty finishing 13th, […]