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2017 British Schools Champs

November 29, 2017

November brought not only some frosty weather but also the annual British Schools Skiing Championships. This year’s competition was held at Pontypool ski slope and saw entry of over 160 participants from across England, Scotland and Wales all vying for the title of British Champion. 

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Ladies Snowboarding with Letzshare

November 14, 2017

Newly appointed SSW director Giorgia is using her passion for snowboarding to inspire other women to get outside and get involved in the sport. Here's how she's doing it.

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It's My Sport, My Dry Slope - Bethan Holland

November 14, 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 snowsports 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.

This time round it's Bethan Holland’s turn.

She’s a Welsh girl living in the French Alps and here’s how here local dry slope created her love affair with skiing and mountain tops.


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Young Instructor - Cyffin Thomas

November 14, 2017

In this newsletter we take a look at another one of our young instructors. Cyffin Thomas is a 17 year old A-level student who works part-time as a ski instructor in Llangrannog. Here is his story about what inspired him to become an instructor at his local slope.

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Ski Smiles - Inclusive Skiing For All

October 29, 2017

This month saw the first session of the newly formed club, Ski Smiles  - Inclusive Skiing For All, take place at the Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre. Here's a little more info on what happened... 

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Slope Stories - North Wales Snowsports Club

October 28, 2017

This is Sarah (and her son Finn's) story about what their dry slope and the North Wales Snowsports Club has meant to them over the years. It just reinforces the integral part our dry slopes play in developing the skiers (or snowboarders) of tomorrow.

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Afan Valley Project

October 28, 2017

Snowsport Cymru Wales are delighted to bring you information on a new multi-million-pound project  - Afan Valley Adventure Resort. The resort, which will become the first of its kind in the UK, will be set over 500 acres of forests and rolling hills in the Afan Valley, South Wales and offer guests a new and exciting holiday experience.


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Happy Hills to Mindful Mountains

October 28, 2017

This is John Arnold's story about the transition from dry slope to snowy mountains some forty years ago. Yes, it's nothing like today with our talent pathways and funding avenues but an intriguing and entertaining story nonetheless.

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