Category: General

HSRC Membership 2019/20

Period of membership: 1st November 2019 – 31st October 2020 HSRC MEMBERSHIP  Membership for the coming year is now due. We would like to thankyou for your continued support during the last year and invite you to rejoin the HSRC membership for the coming year. To join the club please go to www.hsrc.info If rejoining before …

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Alpine Race Official, Level 3 Training

Alpine Race Official, Level 3 Training Course Wed 28 Aug 19  Snowsport England hope to run an L3 training course at the Snowsport England office on 12th and 13th October. Please share this link as widely as possible and complete it, or encourage people to complete it, if: a) You/they would like to join the course in …

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2019/20 FIS Licence’s

FIS Licence Applications Tue 25 Jun 19 The ‘early bird’ discount for FIS licences only runs until June 30th so if you are intending to compete in FIS races in the 2019-20 season then visit GB Snowsport today to apply for your licence.

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Hemel Club National – June 8 2019 – Entry Procedure

The Hemel Club National takes place on Saturday 8 June, The club does need your support at this race. It is, second to the Hemel Championships, the most important race organised by the Club. This race is suitable for all of the membership, old, young, experienced and inexperienced alike. WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT. Please consider …

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First Year Racer Registration

First-year performer registration for English and Welsh U12 & U10 (year of birth 2008-2011) is FREE For those born years of birth 2008 -2011 inclusive you may register/join  the National Governing Body of Skiing (Snowsport England) FREE of charge for the first year, this is a saving of £20.00+. There are a number of benefits …

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Clubs on national seed lists

As the winter races continue followed by the Summer series of races it is important that the club names that appear on the national seed lists – and therefore the clubs that show up on competition start lists and results which are part of your registration with your chosen Home Nation. If you are not seeing …

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Changes to British Competition Equipment (Ski) Rules

What. The British Competition Equipment (Ski) rules are changing to allow the use of non-regulation skis in all races except ‘National’ level events. National level events are the three HN Championships (Welsh, Scottish and English) and the British National Championships; at these events full BCR (or FIS as relevant) Equipment Regulations remain in place. When. …

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TEAMevolution ERSA DA$H FOR CA$H = Results

The second leg of the final of last nights Team Evolution Dash For Cash saw Ravens Rory Farren pip Aldershot’s Craig speed to the £1000 prize money by just 0.05 hundredths of a second! Trailing the Aldershot racer by 0.08 hundredths after the first leg, Farren stormed back by 0.13 hundredths and take the win …

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Invite from Norfolk

Norfolk Snowsports Club is running one of its biggest events of the year. They are keen to get people from around the UK to come and show off their freestyle skills at Farmers Jam. Attached is a poster of the event, please share with other club members, social media and any Freestyle groups (Ski and Board). Norfolk …

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ALPINE FIS LICENCES – 2018/19 SEASON

ALPINE FIS LICENCES – 2018/19 SEASON To take part in any FIS races in the 2018/2019 season, you must register with your Home Nation Governing Body as an alpine performer for 2018/19 and have a Full or Limited Alpine FIS Licence for the 2018/19 season issued by British Ski and Snowboard (BSS) FIS Licences are on …

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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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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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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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Winter sports face a double threat, from climate and demographic change.

This article appeared in the Economist  International section of the print edition under the headline “Skiing goes downhill The great limestone peaks of the Dolomites glow ochre and pink in the summer sunset. The slab of the Marmolada glacier, the “Queen of the Dolomites”, glistens a regal white. But get up close and the sovereign …

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Home Nations Individual Registration

If you or your children are intending to compete in ANY competitions over the Winter or Summer where registration is required  and you have not yet renewed your registration then please do so NOW! Waiting until just before the competition causes additional work for race organisers and administrators, can lead to mistakes in calculations, and …

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Helmets for U10/12

Helmets for U10/12 The following statement regarding helmets for racing in the U10/12 age group has been agreed with the Board of BSS: Ski Racing has inherent dangers, including head injury. FIS and British Rules regulate for U14 and up, stipulating EN1077 Class A helmets should be worn for DH/SG and GS, Class B helmets …

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HSRC Membership 2016/2017

Hemel Ski Race Club Membership Period of membership: 1st November 2016 – 31st October 2017 Membership of HSRC runs annually from 1st November to the 31st October. We thank all current members for their continued support over the last year. We invite current and new members to join/re-join the club. Please go to www.hsrc.info and re-join or register. The …

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Chairman’s Message

The Summer Season is racing ahead. Thanks to all who helped make our Club National a great success and congratulations to our racers. The next race we are hosting is the ERSA Summer League race on Saturday 9 July. Places are filling up fast so do register. I am chief of race and would be …

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Helmets for Ski Racing 2016 – Updated rules.

Rules regarding Helmets for Ski Racing 2016, Please note tha these rules are likely to be enforced at races throughout the Summer Season be it at Local, Regional or National events. The BCRs and BACRs now Adhere to FIS Equipment Regulations. All ROCs need to be aware that the BCRs and BACRs now adhere to the …

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Enviromental Health News – Ski Waxing (Please Read)

**Ski wax chemicals build up in people’s blood, (READ FULL POST)**       Ski wax can expose users to perfluorochemicals that build up in their bodies and carry potentially serious health risks.  Racers, in particular, covet waxes with high amounts of fluorinated compounds because they make skis and snowboards go faster. But that extra speed could come …

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