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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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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) 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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Josh Barfoot – Slovakia

Well  done Josh, podium again in the Slovakia Championships at Malino Brdo

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Chairman encourages HSRC New Members

I’m wondering if we should invite some of these young robotic racers to join Hemelskirace Club to train with us on Mondays? www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/13/robot-skiers-tackle-olympic-challenge-in-south-korea  

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Chairman’s Message

You’ve probably already had a heavy dose of Winter Olympics. I have! I don’t think we have any Hemel members competing (maybe next time…), but we do have lots of Hemel racers and parents in Bormio for the English Alpine Championships. I hear the racing conditions are excellent. You can see the schedule and list …

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Eleanor awarded a frying pan

Congratulations to Eleanor SH, she was Overall Female winner at the annual Zell am See Night Street Slalom event this week. An unusual trophy was awarded. She was presented with her prize, a frying pan which was rolled up by Strongman ‘The Austrian Rock’

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Snowsport England Alpine Squad 2017/18

The format and basic content of the Snowsport England Alpine Squad programme has remained unchanged for some time, consisting of a mix of fitness and snow skills assessments. However, over this time the training landscape for many athletes has evolved considerably, with the growth of programmes offered by a variety of residential and non-residential training …

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ISF Schools Winter Games 2018

On Feb 8, day before PyeongChang 2018 , the Olympic Channel will live stream ISF Schools Winter Games ski slalom (#youth 13-15) from Chamrousse (officiel) in celebration of 2018 & 1968 Olympic Games. Hemel members Alice McLeish, Nia Boty and Charlie Newton are in the squad representing the English schools.

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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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ERSA Schools Race 2018

This again will be held at Norfolk on Sunday 29 April, the race is open to all schools in the ERSA region and although it is a team event individual entries will be accepted from schools where they are unable to put a team together, as long as that school is in the ERSA region. …

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Santa visits HSRC

      Santa visits HSRC

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FROM THE START – The Hemel Ski Race Club Championships 2017

Congratulations to all those who took part in the Hemel Club Champs at the weekend. I was starting the racers from the top of the hill which gives a very different perspective from the one seen by the spectators in the restaurant. Until you are out on the slope you do not really appreciate the …

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Ski Mart and Summer Social

The next race we host is the ERSA Summer League on 8 July (the race is almost full, so register now). Then we have our own club race, the Hemel Champs, on 9 September. Regular Monday training continues until 17 July when we stop for a summer break. Before that we have our Ski Mart …

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Races – Summer 2017 – 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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National Schools Snowsport Week, 24 April – 01 May 2017

A ‘National Schools Snowsport Week’ will be staged at 21 indoor snow and dry slopes across England this April. The  initiative from Snowsport England is aimed at encouraging more schools to introduce their pupils to snow sports this winter at 21 slopes across England from 24 April  – 01 May 2017. Hemel have invted schools to …

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HSRC @ Landgraaf Races

HSRC Trip to Landgraaf BASS Races. 28th to 30th May 2017 NOW FULLY BOOKED A quick note to let all members know that the HSRC trip to the Landgraaf BASS races in May is now fully booked and that the booking links have been disabled. John will be in touch with those members who have booked …

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