The ski magazine, In The Snow is taking over the national British Ski Board Show after being firmly entrenched for the past 24 years. In the Snow Live, (www.inthesnowlive.com), will take place from 25-27 October 2013. Continue reading ‘New ski show coming to Birmingham in the fall’Print This Post
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A new Skiplex (www.skiplex.co.uk) rotating ski slope has opened at Woodley near, Reading, the company’s second, opening only a year after the company’s first at Chiswick.
The new slope is located in a formerly disused warehouse in Headley Park 10 where the company has installed its conveyor style slope
“This would be a very useful tool for beginners and intermediates and racing skiers who need a rolling surface,” Paul Webb, father of Wokingham’s 2014 Winter Olympic hopeful James told local media, “It will definitely have a place in ski training and I’m sure it will be welcomed in Woodley.”
Skiplex is already working on a third location, the Airkix indoor skiing and skydiving centre coming to Basingstoke in 2013.
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Skiers can help their favourite good cause when they book online through www.easyfundraising.org.uk/travel/ – an innovative charity shopping website that gives an average 5% of each sale to charity.Print This Post
The Midlothian Snow-sports Centre at Hillend, in Edinburgh, which already operates one of the world’s biggest artificial-ski slope surfaces has submitted a planning application for an extra 210-metre slope, another 80 metre nursery slope, upgrading existing nursery slopes, new tubing runs and two new conveyor lifts. Continue reading ‘New runs coming for Edinburgh Slope’Print This Post
Witches and wizards have been spotted on their brooms at Chill Factore near Manchester ahead of Halloween on Monday.Print This Post
The British Association of Ski Instructors (BASI) is introducing a new flexible and customizable insurance program BASI, for all skiers and boarders. The new insurance product is the result of close collaboration with sports insurance specialist Dogtag and is now available for purchase online in advance of this winter season at www.snowsportinsurance.com. Continue reading ‘New ski insurance options are launched to BASI’Print This Post
Following the successful safety awareness campaign to curb excessive drinking by UK winter vacationers, British tour operators are coming together for a second year to warn against the safety and security hazards of over heavy drinking. Continue reading ‘Tour operators aim a new alcohol abuse campaign at UK ski resort tourists’Print This Post