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GB SNOWSPORT’S AIM TO EXCEL ON COURSE

It is early days but a look at the results being clocked up by British skiers and snowboarders show the dream is still on.

FOLLOWING IN CHEMMY’S SKI TRACKS

More than 150 girls from 36 schools have taken part in the 60th edition of the British Schoolgirls Races in Flaine.

GB SQUAD FOR EUROPEAN WINTER OLYMPICS

The British team of young winter athletes for Sarajevo 2019 is dominated by skiers and snowboarders.

MENNA & JEN ARE DOUBLE WORLD CHAMPS

Menna Fitzpatrick & guide Jen Kehoe have gold in the Super G to go with their downhill victory at the Para Alpine Worlds.

FREESTYLE WORLDS: GB TEAM NAMED

GB Snowsport has announced its squad for the World Championships which begin in Utah this week.

RYDING 9TH IN SCHLADMING

The British number one Dave Ryding made it into the top 10 in the night slalom – his last race before the World Championships. NEW

2 MEDALS IN 2 DAYS FOR GB’S TAYLOR

Telemark skier Jasmin Taylor won silver on Tuesday. On Wednesday it was bronze. It’s her fourth World Cup podium this month.

SKI RACER TO THE RESCUE

Swedish ski racer saved a helper’s life as victim had heart attack in gondola. It came at Garmisch World Cup race this weekend.

X GAMES BRONZE FOR WOODSY ADDS TO GB MEDAL HAUL

James Woods is on the Big Air podium, GB has the new Junior World Halfpipe Champion & there’s a win in the telemark World Cup.

GB TEAMS FOR WORLD CHAMPS

The British squads have been chosen for the World Alpine Ski Championships, the Junior Alpine & XC Worlds. NEW

PLANETSKI SET TO GO SKI JUMPING

We’re going to be watching it, rather than doing it as the superstars of ski jumping take to the skies above Innsbruck next month. NEW

2 MEDALS IN 2 RACES FOR MENNA & JEN

GB’s Menna Fitzpatrick and guide Jen Kehoe have a silver to add to their bronze at the World Para Alpine Championships.

LINDSEY VONN TO RETIRE?

The Queen of Speed may be about to hang up her race skis and bring the curtain down on a stella career.

WORLD PARA CHAMPS KICK OFF

GB Snowsport athletes are in action across the next two weeks. Who’s competing for GB Snowsport?

BRITS TAKE ON THE WORLD AS SEASON HITS TOP GEAR

The action continues with 2019 World & Junior World Championships plus World, Europa and Nor-Am Cup events. UPDATED

GB SCHOOLGIRLS RACES UNDERWAY

More than 150 racers take to the slopes of Flaine on Monday and Tuesday for the annual British Schoolgirls Races. UPDATED

RYDING 2ND IN INVITATIONAL NIGHT SLALOM

GB’s Dave Ryding added a race to his busy schedule and made the podium in a one-off slalom in Crans-Montana on Wednesday night. UPDATED

TOP RESULTS FOR GB SNOWSPORT

The cross country skiers and GB’s newest snowsport athlete were the top performers of 30 Britons in action at the weekend. NEW

RYDING FAILS TO FINISH IN ADELBODEN

GB’s leading alpine racer Dave Ryding could not complete the first run in the snow in Switzerland on Sunday. It’s another win for Hirscher.

BUMPER WEEKEND OF SNOWSPORT

More than 30 Brits, including Dave Ryding, will compete in World Cup and Europa Cup events over three days.

CAIRNGORM FUNICULAR WILL BE CLOSED ALL WINTER

It’s been confirmed that the mountain railway at the Scottish ski resort will be out of action for the whole season.

KATIE ORMEROD IS BACK

The British snowboarder is back in training and pain-free for the first time since the devastating injury that ruined her Olympics.

ALL EYES ON RYDING…

GB’s best ever skier goes again this weekend after his World Cup silver on New Year’s Day. Can Dave deliver again? NEW

VERBIER FREERIDE WEEK

It starts on Friday as the Freeride resort in the Alps hosts a series of events. Freeride is on the up!

FIS FOCUSES ON THE ENVIRONMENT

The head of skiing’s world governing body says snowsport and the environment will be a key theme for the organisation this year. NEW

WHAT’S NEXT FOR SILVER WINNING RYDING?

That makes 2 silvers for GB’s Dave Ryding, as he came in 2nd in a World Cup race on 1st Jan. What’s next for our top alpine racer?

REVOLUTIONARY TRAINING FOR GB’S FASTEST SKIER

Jan Farrell was 5th in last year’s FIS Speed Ski World Cup. He’s strapped himself to the roof of a car to ski faster!

SHIFFRIN TAKES ANOTHER RECORD

Mikaela Shiffrin, has become the women’s all-time World Cup leader in slalom wins. PlanetSKI first met her back in 2012.

BRITISH STARS HEAD CHARGE TOWARDS 2019

The final World Cups of the year are about to take place with Dave Ryding and Andrew Musgrave in action. NEW

ROCKET RYDING BACK ON FORM

He just missed out on a podium place and came 4th. It was an astonishing race. Check out the video. UPDATED

THE GREATEST AUSTRIAN SKIER EVER

Marcel the Magnificent. Hirscher is officially the best Austrian skier of all time after his win in the World Cup slalom at Saalbach. NEW

GB WINS WORLD CUP BRONZE

A month since changing allegiance from France to GB, Charlotte Bankes is on the podium in her first World Cup race of the season. NEW

RYDING 23RD AS HIRSCHER MAKES HISTORY

GB’s Dave Ryding has a disappointing second run in the Saalbach slalom as Marcel Hirscher takes his 63rd World Cup win.

GB DELIVERS STRONG RESULTS

It was a snowsport extravaganza at the weekend with some breakthrough results for GB & more World Cup action to come this week. NEW

1000s ENGAGE WITH SNOWSPORTS

The excitement about the start of the winter season has already begun here in the UK on home soil: NEW

BUSY SCHEDULE AS SEASON HITS TOP GEAR

GB competes in Alpine, Para Alpine, Cross Country, Para Nordic, Park & Pipe, Ski Cross, Snowboard Cross, Para Snowboard & Moguls. NEW

WORLD CUP ACTION IN AOSTA VALLEY

This season will see World Cup events in snowboard cross, telemark and cross country skiing.

WEEKEND WRAP

Musgrave leads British World Cup charge after a busy weekend for GB athletes: UPDATED

OLYMPIC SKIER RETIRES AS FUNDING RUNS OUT

Freestyle skier Molly Summerhayes can’t afford to go on. There’s huge sympathy & frustration at her plight.

MUZZY LEADS THE WAY FOR GB

Cross country skier Andrew Musgrave has achieved one of the best performances of his career at a World Cup. NEW

BRITS CHASING SUCCESS

GB athletes are in three continents contesting World, Europa + Far East Cup competitions.

CAIRNGORM MOUNTAIN LTD GOES BUST

The company that runs the Scottish ski area is in administration after suffering ‘unsustainable’ cash flow problems.

FIRST WIN IN FIRST RACE FOR NEW GB ATHLETE

In her first race for GB Snowsport Charlotte Bankes wins a Europa Cup event in Pitztal. It bodes well for the future.

SNOW CENTRE COMING TO SWINDON

The operators of The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead are to open a second indoor real snow centre.

TILLEY LEADS GB CHARGE

GB athletes saw action in World Cup, Europa Cup and FIS competitions in Austria, Norway, Canada & USA.

SHARP CRITICISM FOR CAIRNGORM REPORT DELAY

Publication of the report into the closed furnicular has been delayed until at least mid-December. It’s another blow for the resort.

BUSY WEEK FOR GB ATHLETES

Freestylers, alpine skiers, cross country skiers + our ski & snowboard cross athletes are in action.

GB SNOWSPORT IS BORN

It was British Ski & Snowboard but now the sport’s governing body has changed its name and image. Why? Does it matter?

LINDSEY VONN TO MISS LAKE LOUISE

The 34-year old US racer injured her knee in training. It’s another setback as she tries to be the greatest ski racer ever.

GB POACHES TOP FRENCH ATHLETE

Britain has got itself one of the world’s best snowboard cross athletes as Charlotte Bankes joins the team.

GLENCOE PROMISES SNOW

The ski centre is the latest in Scotland to guarantee an opening and closing date after buying a snowfactory.

RYDING IN ‘FULL ON FIGHT’ FOR 12TH

Dave Ryding was 12th in his opening World Cup race of the season. There were mixed results for other GB athletes.

SNOWBOARDER LANDS CAB TRIPLE UNDERFLIP

Anna Gasser from Austria pulled off the trick at the pre-season Prime Park sessions at Stubai glacier in the Tirol in Austria.

RYDING READY FOR LEVI

The first men’s World Cup ski race of the season takes place in Levi, Finland on Sunday. GB’s Dave Ryding will be in action.UPDATED

CALGARY REJECTS 2026 OLYMPIC BID

Voters in a referendum voted 56.4% against hosting the Games in the Canadian city. It is another massive blow to the IOC. UPDATED

SNOWBOARD GOLD FOR SHARK ATTACK VICTIM

Sean Pollard lost his left arm and most of his right arm in 2014. Now he is a medallist at the Parasnowsports World Cup in Dubai.

CAIRNGORM – £27M VISION TO RESCUE RESORT

An ambitious plan has been unveiled to boost winter & summer activities at the Scottish ski area. It involves new high-speed chairlifts.

THE LECHT BUYS A SNOW FACTORY

The Scottish ski area has splashed out after a successful trial last winter. It’s planning to open up in early December.

TEENAGERS SHINE IN BIG AIR

The first World Cup Big Air contest of the season in Europe took place at the weekend with teenagers taking all four top spots in ski and snowboard.

BIG MACS HIT THE BIG AIR

The McCormick brothers, Matt and Chris, are in action for GB this weekend in the first Big Air World Cup of the winter in Europe.

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Australia records deadliest day, New Zealand goes 101 days without a locally transmitted Covid-19 case + Austrian company developing Covid-19 test that could be used for country's ski resort employees.

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Austrian Company Developing Covid-19 Test That Could be Used for Country's Ski Resort Employees

SKIDATA is working on a screening system to allow resorts to test employees.

It's working with Austria's largest corona test laboratory, Novogenia GmbH.

https://planetski.eu/2020/08/09/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-6/

Check out all the latest news on the coronavirus impact on snowsports.

Masks required outdoors in Haute-Savoie Region of France + Coronavirus hits work of British Antarctic Survey

https://planetski.eu/2020/08/09/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-6/

Memories of Bormio 2020.

The dates for the English Alpine Championships 2021 have been announced ⬇

Races: 14th – 19th February, opening parade: Saturday, 13th Feb.⁠

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