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Topic: News

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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Snowsport England research shows upward trend in domestic snowsports participation
Posted on Friday, June 20, 2014 - 10:52 PM (134 Reads)
News A new Snowsport England research project called ‘SlopeTracker’, which uses data from artificial and indoor snow slopes in England, has reported robust growth in domestic snowsports participation between 2011 and 2014.



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  Health and Fitness: Outdoor organisations call on MPs and peers to champion outdoor recreation
Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 11:40 PM (120 Reads)
News Ten leading outdoor organisations are joining together in Westminster today (11 June) to urge parliamentarians to factor the benefits of outdoor recreation into their manifestos and policies ahead of the next general election.




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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Strong Turn Out at Third Snowsport England Club and Facility Conference
Posted on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 11:08 AM (89 Reads)
News In its third year, the Snowsport England Clubs and Facilities Conference was again a huge success with 64 of the country’s snow slopes, snow centres, clubs and industry partners in attendance at the annual conference held in Loughborough last Thursday.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: The Snow Centre’s Search for New Freestyle Talent
Posted on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 - 11:15 PM (293 Reads)
News Have you got some freestyle skills? Would you benefit from the support of The Snow Centre? Are you committed to inspiring others and ready to spread the word?

Then The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead is offering you the chance to work with them as a TSC sponsored rider.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: David Ryding and Charlotte Guest take Gold
Posted on Sunday, April 06, 2014 - 09:46 PM (236 Reads)
News David Ryding and Charlotte Guest take Gold in the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships Slalom.

On the sixth day of the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships in Meribel, overcast conditions tested the mettle of the Mens and Ladies teams.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: GB Snowboard World Junior Championship success
Posted on Monday, March 31, 2014 - 09:28 PM (526 Reads)
News Jenny Jones gets 3rd place, Katie Omerod Snowboard World Junior Championship success and Delancey British Alpine Ski Championships and The Brits begin.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Winter Olympian Emma Lonsdale to open New Viewing Gallery at Kendal Snowsports C
Posted on Monday, March 24, 2014 - 06:00 AM (281 Reads)
News Kendal Snowsports Club is set to open a new viewing gallery for spectators to watch their friends and families on the slope and inspire more people to take up skiing or snowboarding. The viewing gallery will be opened on Sunday 30th March as part of the Club’s 30th anniversary by local Winter Olympian Emma Lonsdale and has been funded by £50,000 secured from Sport England’s ‘Inspired Facilities’ Fund together with a similar amount from the member’s own funds.




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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Delancey celebrates new role as Principal Sponsor of British Ski and Snowboard with Winter Olympic Athletes
Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 03:01 PM (506 Reads)
News Today, 19th March 2014, Delancey - the specialist real estate investment advisory business and new Principal Sponsor of British Ski and Snowboard - is celebrating the success of Great Britain’s Winter Olympic Athletes, in partnership with the innovative youth snowsports charity, Snow-Camp.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Spring Battle win for Morgan plus overall World Cup Speed Skiing title for Farrell
Posted on Monday, March 17, 2014 - 10:54 PM (424 Reads)
News Billy Morgan took first place in the 5 star TTR Spring Battle in Flachauwinkl at the end of last week performing an impressive backside triple 1620. In a strong field Billy beat off nine other finalists to win in the last big air contest on the tour. 16 year old Rowan Coultas continued to impress making it through to the semi-finals of the event.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Record results for British skiers and snowboarders at Sochi 2014
Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 - 09:19 PM (925 Reads)
News The Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games have been the most successful Games to date for British skiers and snowboarders with an Olympic Bronze medal for Jenny Jones in Ladies Snowboard Slopestyle, five top ten finishes, (six including Jenny Jones), and a further five more athletes finishing in the top 20 and three in the top 30.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Team GB win Bronze in Women's Curling at 2014 Winter Olympics
Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 09:57 PM (885 Reads)
News Muirhead, alongside Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams, Claire Hamilton and alternate Lauren Gray, was devastated after a semi-final defeat to Canada meant there would be no Olympic gold to add to their world title.

But less than 24 hours later, they responded with a tactically brilliant 6-5 win over Switzerland's Mirjam Ott, Muirhead delivering a textbook final stone - under the most extreme pressure - to secure the victory.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Lizzie Yarnold says "My dreams have come true with Olympic Gold"
Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 09:33 AM (880 Reads)
News Great Britain's Lizzy Yarnold beat everyone else in the skeleton competition at Sochi 2014 to win an Olympic gold medal. She joins Jenny Jones in the medals, who won a bronze for Snoboarding Slopestyle at the 2014 Winter Olympics.





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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Ski and Snowboard mania in Dorset at Snowtrax Slide2Sochi roadshow
Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 09:19 AM (1094 Reads)
News Last weekend saw ski and snowboard mania hit Snowtrax Alpine Actvity Centre in Dorset with close to 700 people trying out skiing and snowboarding over the weekend as part of the Slide2Sochi roadshow, organised by Snowtrax and Snowsport England.




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  Skiing and Snowboarding: GB First ever Olympic medal on snow - Jenny Jones get Bronze in Slopestyle Snowboarding
Posted on Sunday, February 09, 2014 - 08:54 PM (1316 Reads)
News Jenny Jones took bronze in the first-ever women's snowboard slopestyle in Sochi, defying those who claimed, at 33, her time had probably passed.

She's the former chalet girl who ended a 90-year wait for a British Winter Olympic medal on snow.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Jenny Jones and Aimee Fuller GB Snowboarders have started competing in the Winter Olympics
Posted on Thursday, February 06, 2014 - 04:28 PM (1188 Reads)
News Team GB women have already been competing at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Jenny Jones (snowboarding, slopestyle) finished fifth in women’s snowboard slopestyle qualifying heat one with a best score of 74.25 from her first run to advance to the semi-finals.

Aimee Fuller (snowboarding, slopestyle) finished tenth in women’s snowboard slopestyle qualifying heat one with a best score of 44.50 from her first run to advance to the semi-finals.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Sochi bound GB athletes Jamie Nicholls and Anna Turney get behind snowsports at
Posted on Sunday, February 02, 2014 - 01:00 AM (994 Reads)
News Together with 20 year old, Professional Snowboarder, Jamie Nicholls, The Snow Centre is developing the next generation of snowboard talent in their Ignite Junior Snowboard Academy. With guidance from Jamie Nicholls, The Snow Centre hopes to inspire the next generation of UK talent to follow in his tracks.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Slide2Sochi snowball passes on hundreds of good luck messages to British skiers
Posted on Saturday, February 01, 2014 - 01:00 AM (984 Reads)
News Hundreds of people have signed Snowsport England's "Good Luck Snowball" with messages for the Team GB Winter Olympics Team.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Delancey Support British Ski and Snowboard Through New Sponsorship Deal
Posted on Friday, January 31, 2014 - 11:44 PM (1146 Reads)
News Just two weeks from the start of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, London legacy leaders Delancey provide British Ski and Snowboard with the platform for 2014 & 2018 Olympic success



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: One Team to Sochi: Final episode today of GB Park and Pipe team video series
Posted on Monday, January 27, 2014 - 10:22 PM (1036 Reads)
News Throughout January, British Ski and Snowboard have released a 12 part web based video series featuring the GB Park and Pipe Team. The final episode out today sees the team discuss the natural progression of freestyle competitions and what competing means to them.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: X Games kicks off in Aspen, Alcott back in action and another busy weekend for Alpine and Ski Cross
Posted on Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 09:50 PM (1007 Reads)
News Regarded as one of the biggest events on the freeski and snowboard calendar, the X Games which takes place in Aspen, Colorado begins today with four British athletes taking part.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Record number of Skiers and Snowboarders selected for Team GB for Sochi 2014
Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 09:36 PM (1506 Reads)
News The British Olympic Association (BOA) today announced that 19 skiers and snowboarders have been officially selected for Team GB for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: World class results ahead of Sochi 2014 for British Ski and Snowboard athletes
Posted on Monday, January 20, 2014 - 11:33 PM (1162 Reads)
News Just days before the official Olympic selection for skiers and snowboarders to Team GB, there have been some outstanding performances from British Ski and Snowboard athletes across the disciplines.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Tricky Conditions in Breckenridge for Slopestyle Skiers and Weekend Preview
Posted on Thursday, January 09, 2014 - 12:38 PM (1219 Reads)
News BSS Slopestyle skiers faced tricky conditions in Breckenridge yesterday as they tried to qualify for the finals of the FIS Freestyle World Cup.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Landmark weekend for British ski and snowboard athletes
Posted on Monday, January 06, 2014 - 10:33 PM (1316 Reads)
News Just a month ahead of Sochi 2014, this weekend has proved a landmark for
British Ski and Snowboard athletes with a gold medal for Rowan Cheshire in
the World Cup Halfpipe, 10th place in the same competition for Emma
Lonsdale, 9th place in the final Tour de Ski Cross Country Ski race for
Andrew Musgrave and 2nd for Alpine skier Dave Ryding in the Chamonix Europa
Cup Slalom



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  Cycling: Plans for Traffic Free Cycle highways in the sky over London
Posted on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 11:35 AM (1186 Reads)
News Sir Norman Foster, the man who designed London's Gherkin, has been working with Exterior Architecture and Space Syntax on traffic free cycle highways built above the railways into London.

SkyCycle is a 136-mile (219 km) route, with the first part planned to be built from Stratford in East London to Liverpool Street Station. Just imagine having a safe route to commute on your bicycle right into the heart of London, totally separate from the traffic and with fantastic views of the city.



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  Cycling: How not to cycle up a 31% hill when clipped onto your pedals
Posted on Monday, December 30, 2013 - 04:04 PM (1186 Reads)
News With 2014 arriving and everyone launching themselves into their New Year's resolutions, be a bit careful if you are going to take up triathlons. This video show what happens when part of the cycle stage is steep and you can't get your shoes unlocked from your pedals...lots of cyclists falling over everywhere.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Dew Tour begins and more World Cup action
Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 10:10 PM (1308 Reads)
News The Dew Tour, a big fixture on the freestyle ski and snowboard calendar, started in Breckenridge yesterday, with Rowan Cheshire (Ski Halfpipe) and Aimee Fuller (Snowboard Slopestyle) already making it through to the finals which take place on Friday. Also competing is James ‘Woodsy’ Woods (Ski Slopestyle) who takes on qualifying today, with the finals being on Sunday. Jamie Nicholls (Snowboard Slopestyle) is on the alternate list at present.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Ski for FREE at Skiplex
Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 11:40 PM (1483 Reads)
News Skiplex, the UK’s only continuous indoor revolving slopes is offering the chance for beginner skiers or those who haven’t skied for a while to visit Skiplex for a FREE* Ski Lesson.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: New off piste terrain and sunset skiing at Pic du Midi
Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 11:35 PM (1305 Reads)
News Today, Monday 9th December a new 100% off piste ski area opened under the 2877m Pic du Midi, in the French Pyrenees. Snow-sure from 3000m, this new freeride area is completely unique in the French Pyrénées, vast unpisted terrain.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Big weekend for British Ski and Snowboard Sochi hopefuls
Posted on Friday, December 06, 2013 - 06:00 AM (1468 Reads)
News This weekend sees many of Great Britain’s skiing and snowboarding stars in action as they begin their journey towards qualification for Sochi 2014.



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