HSRC Club Kit 2017 Purchase here.

Welcome to the Hemel Ski Race Club website, here you will find information about Hemel Ski Racing Club and associated skiing articles.

Hemel Ski Race Club was formed over 30 years ago and has over 300+ members, male and female, most of which are below the age of 21. Not all members are racing members but have joined to give their help and support to the club. Training for the younger members (U12 and younger) takes place between 6.00pm and 7.30pm on a Monday night, and for the older groups (U14 and older) between 7.00pm and 9.00pm also on a Monday night. The later sessions are for the more serious/competent racer, there is also a session at this time aimed at the older, the not so serious racers or those that might like to improve their performance incorporated with race techniques, please remember to book online, numbers are limited. We can only accept those who have pre booked.

For the younger groups we will have full use of the main slope for drills and one netted lane for course setting and pole training. HSRC will have sole use of the main slope for the 7:00pm to 9:00pm session. When arriving at the Snow Centre, for health and safety requirements please see a member of the committee to book in.


We will accept established racers from other clubs as “Associate Members”, for more information please contact the membership secretary.Adam Lambert

HSRC do have a minimum age and ability criteria for all sessions. We do not teach beginners or people to ski. Our general aims are to have fun, promote skilful and safe skiing, to train, develop and help established racers and to introduce novices to the sport of ski racing.

  • The ages of the skiers range from 7 to 70+.
  • All ages and standards are catered for.
  • All our Race Trainers, Coaches and Instructors and many of the race committee are “DBS” checked under the regulations of the “Child Protection Policy” and hold first aid qualifications.

Race training is not for everyone and before joining the club we invite you down for a taster/trial, this is for two reasons, firstly to see if you enjoy it and secondly to assess your ability and ensure we get you into the most suitable and correct training group.

Please remember we are a race club and as such expect members to compete in appropriate level events. We do take part in events of various standards on “Indoor Snow”, “Alpine Snow” and “Artificial Slopes” throughout the year.

imageFor more information about membership please email the Membership Secretary, for information about the club in general email the Club Secretary.

Please click on the PAGE links above to find more information about the Hemel Ski Race Club. See “Introduction to Hemel” for a brief guide to the club, it’s activities and officials.

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WELWYN WEDNESDAYS ARE BACK! The ERSA sponsor of the Summer League 2018 are resuming their Welwyn Wednesdays. Starting from this Wednesday, 25th April, Welwyn Wednesdays are back!  The Team Evolution coached sessions are open to trainees of all ages and ability levels, with groups split to give everyone the opportunity to progress their skiing in …

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3h 25m 31s

Well done Olly, a full day at Welwyn on Saturday and then a stroll around London on Sunday, many congratulations from HSRC.

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Top 16 and Top 32

Team Evolution awards 2018 Alfie won the Top 16 and a blast from the past, Danny Curtis was unstoppable in the Top 32. Awarding the top female and male U12 athletes with a free place on a European Test Camp with Team Evolution. This prize will be based on accumulated points from the ‘Top 16 …

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Team Evolution ERSA Summer League Results – Welwyn

A good days racing. Congratulations to all those Hemel members who competed in the first Summer League. A busy day with 190 racers. Results can be fond HERE

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April 2018 – ERSA Races open.

Please support your local Region’s Races and book your race entry now at http://ersa.co.uk ERSA also need volunteers to assist on race day – please speak to your clubs’ Race Manager and they will forward your details to the Race Organising Committee.

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ERSA Race Calendar 2018

At a recent ERSA meeting the Summer Calendar for 2018 was finalised. ERSA are pleased to announce that Team Evolution, Bartlett’s, Rossingnol, Birds of Dereham and Racer Ready are supporting the region for the season 2018. The printable version can be found HERE

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Races – Summer 2018 – Entry Procedure

The Summer Season races start very shortly, the entering of these events can prove confusing for the first few times. Below is information that might prove useful for the novice entrants on how to enter races. Details of all races can be found at http://ersa.co.uk  or http://www.gbski.com/calendar.php?calendar=ART  If you have any questions either speak to your trainer …

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Age Groups 2018 – Regional and National Events

The age categories for 2018 are published here. Please note that “Age Group” is determined from the year of birth, not the actual age on the date of the competition. If you have any queries please contact race.manager@ersa.co.uk or your own club Race Manager. Click here for PRINT VERSION

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Seb Ison (HSRC) wins Silver in GB National Ski Cross Championships

Hemel Ski Race Club member Seb Ison won SILVER  in the GB National SX Championships in Laax, Switzerland, last week. Competing against much older and more experienced racers, Seb set the fastest qualifying time and was seeded No1 in the knock-out rounds.  Making his way easily through to the Big Final, Seb had a phenomenal …

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Snowsport England Membership

Snowsport England membership runs from 1st November – 31st October each year.  If you are a guide for a Visually impaired athlete and don’t race individually then we will give you free SSE membership. Please get your club to email Snowsport England and we will issue a discount code.

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IAPS success

Stormont School sent two teams of three girls (including club member Megan Scott) to the IAPS championships in Passo de Tonale in Italy last week, and they both entered the Plate competition, U11 girls. They came away with gold and silver! Congratulations girls.  

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HSRC Club Kit

New Hemel Ski Race Club kit We have been busy working on a complete new kit for this year, with a new and bespoke design of clothing and a revamped and distinctive logo. A lot of thought has gone in to keeping the Hemel Ski Club colours whilst making the kit stand out and look …

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Seb Ison (HSRC) races in Swiss SX National Championships

Hemel Ski Race Club member Seb Ison raced in the Swiss Ski Cross National Championships in Hochy Brig last weekend finishing 35th overall and 3rd of the GBR athletes. Although knocked-out in the early heats, it was no disgrace in losing to the Swiss National defending champion and Olympian, Alex Fiva.   Photo shows Seb (foreground) and …

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Helmets for Racing

Recently there has been some confusion with the helmet rules. For the avoidance of doubt: for any U14 or older racer competing in any seeded Alpine race from GS upwards (i.e. GS, SG or DH) the wearing of a properly fitted hard shell helmet bearing the FIS “RH2013” sticker is mandatory, and for U10/12 is …

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