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Snow-Camp Coming to Cardiff

April 21, 2017

Snow-Camp a snowsports youth charity have launched their innovative and award winning programmes in Cardiff!

Using the unique combination of snow sports; life-skills; national qualifications and vocational opportunities, to empower inner-city young people and youths-at-risk. 

Snow-Camp has partnered with Snowsport Wales and Cardiff Ski & Snowboard Centre to offer this amazing opportunity to young people in and around Cardiff.

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Giselle Gorringe 2016/17 Season Round-Up

April 20, 2017

Welsh racer and Children's GB Team racer, Giselle Gorringe has had a great winter season. Here is a round-up of her results and improvements!

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Giselle’s big achievement for the season was being selected for the British Children’s Team.

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Olivia Ward 2016/17 Season Round-Up

April 20, 2017

Welsh Team member, Olivia Ward is one of Britain's brightest junior Alpine stars. This was her first season competing in FIS races and here she tells us how she got on. 

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"This season has been a very exciting season for me as an athlete because of my move up into FIS. It was a difficult step up but I have learned a lot, moving up to FIS meant that I would be skiing on a longer ski and starting right at the back of the field, as I was starting with no points and racing against girls who have been racing for many years in FIS.

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Maisie Potter Season Low-Down

April 10, 2017

Welsh Snowboarder Maisie Potter has had the most successful and most intense season of her career so far. Here she gives us the low-down...

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"To summarise this winter - it's been a huge learning curve to say the least! I jumped in at the deep end to be honest. Especially with everyone at the peak of their game in the Olympic qualifying year.

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Discipline Director – Nordic

April 4, 2017

We'd like to introduce you to our new Nordic Director, David Hughes.

David caught the Snowsport bug shortly before the Vancouver Olympics in 2010. Impressed with the athleticism and grace of cross-country skiing, he learnt to rollerski and has, for some years now, taken part in races in the British Rollerski Series. 

A Barrister and now in his mid 40s, David is married with a young son, but finds time to rollerski – most often in Bute Park or at the barrage – most weekends. He speaks fluent Spanish, excellent French and good Italian.

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Discipline Director - Disability and Inclusion

March 30, 2017

This time round we're introducing you to our new Discipline Director for Disability and Inclusion. This job has fallen to Pete Harris.

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Pete has been involved with skiing since the early 90s. Over the last 15 years he has been involved with Adaptive skiing. He has Adaptive Awareness training, and is a Snowsport Wales Adaptive Awareness Tutor. He is also a SSW ski instructor and works part time as an instructor For John Nike Leisure Centres and holds a Tessier Pilote Ski Accreditation.

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Snowsport Cyrmu Wales Launch 2020 Vision for Snow Sports in Wales

March 23, 2017
Following a period of consultation, Snowsport Cymru Wales have now launched their vision for the next few years development of the sport in Wales. Thank you to the members who responded with feedback during the consultation process.
 
The document will be reviewed and updated regularly and will form an essential pillar in measuring our success toward the targets that are set out in the 2020 Vision.
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BSA GBR Indoor Series Kicks Off for Wales in Manchester

March 23, 2017
The BSA GBR Indoor Race Series starts the first weekend of May at Chill Factore in Manchester with UK’s best young ski racers battling it out to gain the titles of series winers 2017. Two days of slalom racing will be run over the weekend of 6th & 7th May 2017.

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Wales’ Georgia Hallett will be looking to repeat her success of 2016 winning the overall indoor series title with early wins in this years series.
 
The BSA GBR Series consists of events held at indoor snow centres and at outdoor artificial slopes across the UK and are open to all registered competitors within the UK. Dates of the races are as follows:
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