Race Secretary Training

Is anybody interested in becoming a Race Secretary? Each year, we try to organise one or more opportunities for racers and parents in the region to increase the diversity in our skiing community. Over the past few years we have arranged Instructors Courses, Coaches Courses, Officials Courses, Course Setters, etc and this year we would like to put on a Race Secretaries course. Next year, we will need a Race…

Summer Series 2017 – Entries Open

Entries for the Snowsport South summer series are now open. The online process is slightly different this year, as entries are now taken via SkiResults.co.uk – but it should be extremely straightforward. Please use the individual race links on the right hand side to access the entry page. You do not need to pay for each entry individually – you can add several to your basket before making payment. Unlike…

Snowboard Instructors Course – Level 1 and 2

If anyone is interested in doing a Level 1 or Level 2 Snowboard Instructors course in the UK this summer, please let us know. Either contact Darren Schmidt directly or email secretary@snowsportsouth.org.uk.

Ski Cross Event – 4 March

Thank you to everyone who entered Saturday’s Ski Cross at Snowtrax. We hope you enjoyed yourselves. This was the first occassion when we have held a Ski Cross event. We would welcome your feedback (positive and negative) to help us plan for any similar events in the future (please email secretary@snowsportsouth.org.uk). The results from the individual timed runs (used to seed the main event) can be found here. The results…

Ski Cross Event

The Ski Cross event which was cancelled in September (due to a broken lift at Bracknell) will be held on Saturday the 4 March. Unfortunately, we were informed this week that the John Nike Slope at Bracknell can no longer honour our booking. Therefore the event has been moved to Snowtrax. A big thank you to Snowtrax for coming to the rescue! The course will consist of low level jumps…

Snowsport England Members Director

The Snowsport England Board has a vacancy for a members director and we have been asked if there is anyone in the region who would like to step forward to take on the role. More details can be found here. If you would like to discuss in more detail please contact Tim Fawke (or ask Brian Davies and he will set up a conversation).

Snowsport South Regional Training Day – UPDATE

We are delighted to be in the happy position to say that we have reached our capacity for the Regional Training Day in January 2017. If you are still interested in attending then please contact us and we will put you on the reserve list. Likewise, if you are no longer intending to attend please let us know so that we can offer the place to another parent/athlete.

Snowsport South Regional Training Day

We are planning to arrange a Snowsport South Regional Training day at Southampton on Sunday 15th January (9am to Midday). We have been in discussions with the Downhill Only Race Academy (DHO) which is one of the oldest alpine skiing clubs in the world under Head Coach Emily Evans. They are based in Wengen, Switzerland and organise a number of events on the UK calendar. DHO have agreed to provide…

Update

The minutes from the recent Snowsport South AGM can be found here. These cannot be ratified until the next AGM, but have been checked by those present on the night. A couple of diary dates: Sunday 15 January 2107 – Race officials training morning at Southampton There will be a free race training session provided by DHO taking place at the same time for racers attached to those on the…

Snowsport South AGM

The Snowsport South AGM will be held at Snowtrax on Tuesday 15 November 2016 starting at 20:00. The Agenda can be found here. The draft minutes from last year`s AGM can be found here.