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Multi Sport Program for Para Snowboarders

On Board Programme Pilot   Four days over 4 weekends of activities designed to give disabled children an introduction into the board sports of snowboarding, skateboarding and surfing. Board sports are a great way of enjoying the outdoors while also benefitting your mental and physical health. They help the participant to develop good balance and […]

ALPINE, NORDIC AND NORDIC COMBINED JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SQUADS ANNOUNCED

THE SQUADS FOR THE 2022 ALPINE JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND THE 2022 CROSS-COUNTRY AND NORDIC-COMBINED JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED GB Snowsport are pleased to announce the GB Snowsport athletes selected to compete at the 2022 Alpine Junior World Championships and the 2022 Cross-Country and Nordic-Combined Junior World Championships. 2022 ALPINE JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, […]

REDROW LAUNCH £10,000 WINTER SPORTS FUND

GB SNOWSPORT ALPINE PARTNERS, REDROW, HAVE LAUNCHED A NEW WINTER SPORTS FUND TO SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE LOOKING TO GET INTO SNOWSPORTS Launched by Redrow to celebrate their partnership with GB Snowsport, the Redrow Winter Sports Fund will make £10,000 available to support young people to take to the slopes. The fund, which is open to […]

Elite Freestyle Skier, Kirsty Muir (17) wins Youth Mountain Award

Organisers of the Fort William Mountain Festival are delighted to announce that Kirsty Muir, 17-year-old Scottish elite freestyle skier (Big Air, Slopestyle and Halfpipe) from Aberdeen, who is currently in Beijing competing in the Winter Olympic Games, is the eighth recipient of The Scottish Youth Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture, sponsored by West Highland […]

NEW AVALANCHE E-LEARNING LAUNCHED TO IMPROVE MOUNTAIN SAFETY

NEW AVALANCHE E-LEARNING LAUNCHED TO IMPROVE MOUNTAIN SAFETY     A new online avalanche awareness training initiative has been launched by The Snow and Avalanche Foundation of Scotland (SAFOS), with development support from member organisations Mountain Training Scotland and Glenmore Lodge. Aimed at individuals making critical decisions in the winter mountains, this free digital version […]

BREXIT UPDATE FROM SSS, GBS and BASI

Snowsport Scotland is pleased to share the following publication entitled “What we know” that has been jointly researched and produced by the Home Nation Governing Bodies, GB Snowsport and BASI. It is intended to provide up to date information, from official sources, on the legality of working as a UK citizen coach, leader or instructor, […]

UK Sport Female Coaches Leadership Programme

UK Sport’s continue commitment to representation with return of female coaches leadership programme   THURSDAY 20 JANUARY 2022 – Officially beginning today is the second edition of UK Sport’s ground-breaking female coaches leadership programme, which forms part of a plan to more than double representation in the Olympic and Paralympic high-performance community in the three […]

Snowboard Progression Sessions for Para-Snowboarders

  The Progression Sessions are open to any snowboarders with a disability or additional support needs looking to develop their skills and push their riding to the next level. During the sessions we’ll work on ensuring the fundamentals are honed so you have a good platform to work from as we explore how to ride […]

GB Snowsport and Home Nations Release New Diversity and Inclusion Research Findings

NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO FOCUS ON SUPPORTING DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AT EVERY LEVEL OF SNOWSPORT GB Snowsport and the Home Nations Snowsport Governing Bodies, Snowsport England, Snowsport Scotland, and Snowsport Wales, are pleased today to publish the findings from diversity and inclusion surveying conducted in early 2021. The report, which is also informed by […]