Para Snowsports UK (PSUK) Ladies impress in St. Moritz

Written by DSUK It was a fantastic weekend for ParaSnowsportUK (PSUK) in Switzerland with some brilliant performances, particularly for Visually Impaired athlete Menna Fitzpatrick and her guide Jen Kehoe. The pair won both of their World Cup slalom races in impressive fashion beating off the competition by 3.41 seconds in the first race on Saturday…

England’s Indoor and Artificial Slopes Increase in Popularity!

Snowsport England’s SlopeTracker report shows continued growth in domestic snowsports participation Quarter four of 2014 (October/November/December) showed 10.6% growth year on year in snowsports participation at slopes in England From October 2014 – March 2015 (six month period) there was 4.4% growth year on year From January 2015 – March 2015 there was 1.8 % growth…

Sponsor a Disability Snowsports UK Ski School!

Written by DSUK We are seeking £15,000 to support one of our adaptive ski schools for a year. This will allow us to provide snowsport opportunities for many more disabled people, enabling them to actively access adventure. This adventure will be provided through therapeutic, life-enhancing and exciting snowsports lessons for disabled people who require adaptive equipment and special…

British Ski and Snowboard – End of Season Round Up

Written by British Ski and Snowboard Last week saw a historic end to a fantastic 2014/15 season for British Ski and Snowboard, as Billy Morgan landed the world’s first Quad Cork on a snowboard. After the success of our British athletes at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games in 2014, expectations for this winter season were…

BASI 2015/16 International Course Calendar Launched!

The 2014 /15 season has passed far too quickly here at BASI. We wanted to take some time to look back at the past few months and celebrate some of the highlights of the season. This year a record 17 courses ran in the mountains in Scotland, making Cairngorm mountain one of our most popular…

Pippa Middleton “Honoured to support” DSUK at the Parasnowball 2015

Pippa Middleton joined a star-studded guest list of Paralympic champions last night in London for the launch of the first ParaSnowBall. Organised by Disability SnowSport UK and sponsored by Delancey, the keen amateur skier was joined by a host of medallists and snowsport enthusiasts to celebrate Great Britain’s Disabled Snowsports team and to help raise…

Snowsports in Scotland

Scotland’s five ski resorts offer breathtaking scenery and challenging pistes for all skill levels. Planning on visiting? Check out this infographic created by Sainsbury’s Bank Money Matter Blog.   Written by Sainbury’s Bank

Second British Medal at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

Millie Knight and Jen Kehoe followed up their Silver medal winning performance in the Giant Slalom by taking Bronze in the Slalom at the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama, Canada yesterday evening. The 16 year old skier and her guide coped well with the icy conditions on the 1st run but found…

British Silver Medal at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

Millie Knight has won Britain’s first medal at the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama, Canada. The 16 year old visually impaired skier and her guide, Jen Kehoe, took Silver in the Giant Slalom race on Sunday, narrowly being beaten by defending champion Alexandra Frantseva and guide Semen Pliaskin of Russia.   Knight…

IPCAS Para-Snowboard World Championships 23rd – 28th February 2015

British athletes will be in action at the IPCAS Para-Snowboard World Championships in La Molina which kick off next week. Ben Moore (in SB-UL, for athletes with an upper limb impairment) and Owen Pick (in SB-LL2, for athletes with a below the knee lower limb impairment) will both be in action throughout the week. Ben…