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It's My Sport, My Dry Slope - Tyler Williams

August 3, 2017

Another one of our It's My Sport, My Dry Slope stories, in case you don't know this is what it's all about:

We are aware that grassroots snow sports in the UK invariably revolves around artificial snow or dry slopes, but that doesn't just have to be the beginning, it can be a life-long love affair! 

We're keen to feature people making use of their local dry slope on a regular basis. We want to hear from a diverse background of users from across all disciplines (Ski, Board, Nordic, Disability) young and old. It would be great to have stories from recreational participants, instructors or coaches, competitors and people who work in the sport.

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This is Tyler Williams' Dry Slope Story. Tyler's local dry slope means a lot to him and he also has ambitions to take snow sports with him into his future. 


Tell us a bit more about yourself...

I am 12 years old. I love Skiing, Snowboarding and playing Cricket.

 

Which slope do you use?

I use Llangrannog Ski Centre.

 

How long have you been using dry slopes and how often do you go?

I have been Snowboarding for two seasons and Skiing for one season. I go once a week during the winter season.

 

What do you when you are there?

I have lessons and like to meet up with friends there and have fun.

 

Why do you go to your slope?

A fun way to keep fit and have fun, close to where I live.

 

What does your dry slope mean to you?

It means a lot, it’s a place where I meet my friends and improve my snowboarding at the same time.

 

Do you have any specific ambitions?

To be able to go and work a season when I am older. I want to learn cool new tricks with my friends in the park. 

 

Do you have any role models in the sport?

I enjoy watching Ski Sunday and I like the presenters Ed and Graham.

 

Is there anything else you want to add or say about dry slope skiing or boarding?

I would like it if the slope was bigger and had more boxes, rails and jumps. I have great Instructors who make it really fun to learn.

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If you like what you read and have a story of your own you'd like to share please email marketing@snowsportwales.net.

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