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Topic: Outdoor Events

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  Adventurous Activities: Les 2 Alpes opens new marked trail runs and hosts Raidlight Trail this summer
Posted on Monday, June 16, 2014 - 12:10 AM (188 Reads)
Outdoor Events This summer Les 2 Alpes is becoming a ‘Trail Running Resort of Oisans’. The resort now offers marked trail runs graded by difficulty, just like ski runs: green, blue, red or black.



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  Relaxing Activities: National Fishing Month 2014 - Things are hotting up
Posted on Thursday, June 05, 2014 - 10:06 AM (237 Reads)
Outdoor Events With only six weeks to its launch, National Fishing Month (NFM) 2014 looks set to become a resounding success.

More than 150 events (running between 18th July and 31st August 2014) have already been registered on the official NFM website (www.nationalfishingmonth.com), with the number increasing daily. Each entry details when, where and how anyone who wants to learn more about fishing can take part at an event in their local area run by suitably qualified and insured angling coaches.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: New Parkstarz at The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 10:49 PM (337 Reads)
Outdoor Events The Snow Centre (TSC), Hemel Hempstead launches “ParkStarz” at the Jamie Nicholls Signature Freestyle Park on Friday 23rd May from 6.30-8.30pm.

Parkstarz, the new junior Freestyle/Slopestyle Coaching Clinics have been developed to introduce children age 7 to 16 years to freestyle. TSC’s expert freestyle instructors will teach young skiers and snowboarders how to best hit a range of features, including rails, boxes and kickers in their specially designed freestyle park.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Board and ski for free Bank Holiday Monday at the Snow Centre
Posted on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 10:23 PM (742 Reads)
Outdoor Events Jenny Jones will be at the Hemel Hempstead Snow Centre 'Snowday' party, celebrating five fabulous years in the 'fridge.'

The Snow Centre Celebrates its 5th Birthday with Olympic medallist Jenny Jones alongside pro athletes Aimee Fuller, Ed Drake and Jamie Nicholls

With a week to go until The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead celebrates its 5th Birthday, Sochi 2014 Bronze Medal winner, Jenny Jones, has confirmed she will be at the ‘Snowday’ on 5th May 2014, Bank Holiday Monday.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: End of Season party for Lake Annecy Ski Resorts this weekend with the ‘Defy Foly’ in La Clusaz
Posted on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:01 PM (371 Reads)
Outdoor Events For the last 26 years the crazy “Défi Foly” has been the final event of the winter season.

Taking place this year on 26th-27th April 2014 it sees sportsmen and women competing on skis, mono skis, snowboards, or anything that slides!

Not on snow… The aim is to slide the longest distance over the Confins Lake! Launched in 1986, over 150 competitors compete each year in front of thousands of spectators.



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  Adventurous Activities: EXTREME picks up pole position with the Drift Allstars European Series
Posted on Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:11 PM (354 Reads)
Outdoor Events ‘EXTREME’ the youth lifestyle brand and Drift Allstars, Europe’s leading drifting series, are pleased to announce a sponsorship partnership and long term support package.

The EXTREME Drift Allstar European series opening event will see 40 drivers from 14 nations do battle on a customised urban track built specifically for the British Drift GP at Stratford Park, London on May 17-18th. The series delivers a great spectacle in urban locations that entertains and wows the crowd. It consist of a 7 stop tour around Europe with stops in the Czech Republic, Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania culminating in its final event in Warsaw Poland in September.



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  Adventurous Activities: Adventure Conference puts disability in the spotlight
Posted on Monday, March 17, 2014 - 11:04 PM (626 Reads)
Outdoor Events iDID’s Adaptive Adventure Conference highlights the importance of providing opportunities for disabled people and more importantly, teaches you HOW!



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Morgan, Nicholls and Fuller in action at the US Open in Vail
Posted on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 09:59 PM (747 Reads)
Outdoor Events Coming off the back of a successful Olympic Games, British Slopestyle snowboarders Billy Morgan, Jamie Nicholls and Aimee Fuller will compete in the Burton US Open in Vail, Colorado which begins tomorrow.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Seven Reasons to Visit the Hautes-Pyrénées- France in March 2014
Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 10:35 PM (821 Reads)
Outdoor Events The Western Pyrenees National Park is a favourite destination of hikers and mountain enthusiasts. The area is on the Tour de France's route, and has popular ski resorts in Hautes-Pyrénées such as Barèges-La Mongie, Gavarnie, Luz-Ardiden, Cauterets, Hautacam, Piau-Engaly and Saint-Lary-Soulan.

There are some cracking events coming up in March, and here are seven reasons why you should be there.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Exciting Goings On in Les Deux Alpes This January
Posted on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 - 11:17 PM (1319 Reads)
Outdoor Events Snow has been falling in Les 2 Alpes France, keeping the pistes in great shape. Skiing from the top of the glacier at 3600 metres above sea level back down to the town at 1650m is a real thrill on the wide open runs. In January, Les 2 Alpes ski resort has several events that you will want to be part of, from skiing by moonlight, learning about off piste safety from the experts, and getting the chance to try out all forms of snowsports at the Festival of Ski and Snow.



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  Adventurous Activities: Les 2 Alpes host night-time snow trail run
Posted on Thursday, December 05, 2013 - 11:23 PM (1437 Reads)
Outdoor Events The ‘Les 2 Alpes Night Snow Trail by Lafuma’ is a trail running event taking place on Saturday 25 January 2014 and is the perfect way for runners to experience the world famous ski resort in a completely different way. Les 2 Alpes continues to push the winter resort boundaries by offering visitors unique snow activities in addition to world class skiing and snowboarding.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: O'Neill Shoreditch Showdown gets 50 tonnes of snow delivered to East London by the Snow Centre
Posted on Monday, November 18, 2013 - 10:59 PM (1197 Reads)
Outdoor Events The Snow Centre is delivering 50 tonnes of snow to the East End of London for the O'Neill Shoreditch Showdown.

20 of the UK's best skiers and snowboarders, including Jamie Nicholls, Paddy Graham and Tyler Harding will be at a secret EC2 venue on Thursday 21st November to put UK street riding well and truly on the map.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Try Skiing or Snowboarding this weekend in Birmingham Winter Olympic Taster Sessions
Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 11:51 AM (1285 Reads)
Outdoor Events

Lord Mayor and GB Paralympic skier to attend Winter Olympic and Paralympic themed roadshow in Birmingham

Ackers Adventure, Birmingham’s outdoor activity centre, is kick-starting the winter season and celebrating the upcoming Winter Olympics on Saturday 16th November as they host the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Birmingham, Councillor Mike Leddy and Pauline Leddy, and GB Paralympian Anna Turney at a ‘Slide2Sochi’ roadshow.



Note: The £5 TRY sessions are suitable for those 8 years of age and above although younger skiers may be possible on the day. The GO ski sessions are currently 14 – 25 years of age.

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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Try skiing or snowboarding on real snow at Covent Garden this weekend
Posted on Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:26 PM (1339 Reads)
Outdoor Events Ever fancied having a go at skiing or snowboarding, but never had the opportunity. Now you can try it this weekend at Covent Garden in London, on real snow.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Skiing, snowboarding and a real snow slope come to London this week
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2013 - 10:27 PM (1398 Reads)
Outdoor Events ‘London Snow’ including the Slide2Sochi Roadshow hits Covent Garden less than four months before the 2014 Winter Olympics.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Chemmy Alcott and Graham Bell head up Olympic themed roadshow at Skiplex in Reading on Sunday 6th October
Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013 - 10:01 PM (1082 Reads)
Outdoor Events Skiplex in Reading is kick-starting the winter season with an Olympic themed roadshow featuring two of Great Britain’s most well-known skiers – three-time Olympian Chemmy Alcott and BBC Ski Sunday presenter Graham Bell.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Slide2Sochi Roadshows set to inspire and engage in lead up to Olympic Winter Gam
Posted on Friday, September 13, 2013 - 08:00 AM (410 Reads)
Outdoor Events Snowsport England have announced they will run a series of ‘Slide2Sochi’ roadshows in conjunction with 23 indoor and artificial snow slopes this autumn and winter in a bid to inspire more people to engage with skiing and snowboarding and get behind Great Britain’s wintersports athletes ahead of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi next year.



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  Fun Activities: The Active Outdoors World Beanie Hat Day 1st Dec
Posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 11:03 PM (1981 Reads)
Outdoor Events Beanie Hat Day on 1st December is all about inspiring others to get out more and have fun in the Great Outdoors. It is not about physical achievement. It is about having a good time outdoors while wearing a beanie hat. #beaniehatday




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  Fun Activities: Columbus Day Parade NYC 2011
Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - 09:45 PM (1294 Reads)
Outdoor Events The annual Columbus Day Parade in NYC will once again be the most fantastic parade and celebration. Find out when the Columbus Day Parade starts, and where the parade goes to get the best view.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: The UK’s biggest winter sports and music event returns to Battersea Power Station
Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - 08:39 PM (1850 Reads)
Outdoor Events London’s most unique event, Relentless Energy Drink Freeze Festival takes place from October 28th-29th. Battersea Power Station will be transformed into an Alpine ski resort. The FIS World Cup returns with the world’s best snowboarders and skiers competing on a 100m long, 32m high snow jump. Groove Armada presents Red Light confirmed for Friday, The Streets headline Saturday night.



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  Fun Activities: Monster Truck Mania at the O2
Posted on Monday, September 05, 2011 - 11:20 AM (1320 Reads)
Outdoor Events The Ben 10 Monster Mania Live show is on at The O2 On September 10th and 11th.

Live action packed with huge monster trucks, motorcycle madness and seriously cool stunts, this motor sports spectacular combines two of the things boys love the most; super cool vehicles and their cartoon hero Ben 10 who is on a quest to save the world from alien invasion.




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  Cycling: The Pass’Portes du Soleil MTB Race - Enter Now!
Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011 - 11:30 PM (1799 Reads)
Outdoor Events The Pass’Portes du Soleil MTB 24-26th June 2011

Registrations open on the 10th of February

Registrations for the 8th Pass’Portes du Soleil MTB trek open at 9am GMT (10am in France) on the 10th February at www.passportesdusoleil.com.

Entries are strictly limited so register early to be sure to get your place. Last year 1000 people registered in the first hour and 3000 registered in the first 24 hours! 94% of these participants said they hoped to take part again, so the race to register is likely to be fought harder than ever!




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  Nature and Wildlife: Second Lake District rally called to protest against plans to sell off public forests
Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011 - 12:03 AM (1564 Reads)
Outdoor Events Save Lakeland’s Forests is stepping up its campaign against Government plans to hand over most of our public forests to the private sector with a rally at Whinlatter Forest later this month.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: The MetroSnow Ski and Snowboard Show Olympia October 2010
Posted on Sunday, October 17, 2010 - 10:12 PM (2488 Reads)
Outdoor Events From 20-24 October, London Olympia will host the 38th Annual Ski and Snowboard Show. This is the world's largest consumer ski and snowboard show, and home to over 200 exhibitors and 36,000 visitors.



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  Skiing and Snowboarding: Relentless Freeze Festival, the UK’s biggest après ski party, returns to Battersea for 2010
Posted on Monday, October 04, 2010 - 10:24 PM (2375 Reads)
Outdoor Events

The RELENTLESS FREEZE FESTIVAL is taking place betweenOctober 29-31st in London at Battersea Power Station. The world’s finest snowboarders are to compete in the LG Big Air, the FIS-sanctioned World Cup event. The world’s best freestyle skiers will compete in the International Big Air Event.

Not only will you get to see some fantastic sports action, there is also music from Mark Ronson, Roni Size, New Young Pony Club, I Blame Coco, Pendulum DJ set and Hadouken! Further acts are to be announced.





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  Extreme Activities: Red Bull x Fighters Moto Cross Stunts at Battersea
Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 09:16 PM (3851 Reads)
Outdoor Events The Red Bull X Fighters World Tour 2010 hits London on the 14th August at Battersea Power Station. From 5pm, the high octane thrills begin. Buy tickets for the Red Bull X fighters from £28, or win tickets by listening to Kiss 100.



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  Fun Activities: Theme Parks Halloween Fright Nights
Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 11:39 PM (7393 Reads)
Outdoor Events In the month of October every year, theme parks around the world have extended opening hours to host Halloween Fright Nights, where you can go on the rides in the dark. Here are the details for the best Fright Nights for 2013.



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  Fun Activities: European Golf and Leisure Show Tees Off
Posted on Monday, September 21, 2009 - 10:46 PM (1862 Reads)
Outdoor Events A major sporting event has been unveiled in the north-east of Scotland. The inaugural European Golf and Leisure Show was recently launched by former Open champion Paul Lawrie as he drove a ball down Aberdeen Airport's runway.



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  Fun Activities: Notting Hill Carnival
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2009 - 11:09 PM (2138 Reads)
Outdoor Events The Notting Hill Carnival is held every August Bank Holiday, and is the largest festival of its kind held in Europe.




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  Travel and Adventure: The 2009 Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race
Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 12:16 AM (2315 Reads)
Outdoor Events The 2009 Boat Race takes place on 29th March 2009 starting at 15:40. where will you be watching the Boat Race from?



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