Don’t Wait For The Winter – UK Snowboarding Events

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The wonderful thing about the world of skiing and snowboarding is that there is always something new to experience.

Don’t wait for winter to get back on your skis or boards hitting an indoor slope before winter means that you can work on areas of your ski technique in preparation for the season, including moguls, steeps and freerides. That way you don’t lose a day at the beginning of your ski holiday trying to find your rhythm.

Indoor snow centres are also generally quieter during the summer and autumn months, giving you more space to let loose on the slopes.

Looking for some Snow action? Check out these great UK snowboarding events over the next 7 days

Saturday 24th November 2012

Perma snow series

Bracknell Ski Centre

4:00pm – 10:00pm

Between 4 – 10pm today the Bracknell Ski Centre will be having a Freestyle Jam where you can come down to the slope to test your tricks on our jumps and rails. They are hoping to have a friendly competition too. Ski Pass available for the Jam which will include the competition is ONLY £10!

Book in advance on 01344 789002/3 or come along and pay on the day.

Bracknell Ski Centre is located just 45 minutes from London and has the longest artificial slope in the South East and is the premier wintersports facility in the region. It is also part of the Company which teaches more people to ski and snowboard than anyone else in the U.K.

The centre is open throughout the year and offers skiers and snowboarders of all levels the facilities to practice and learn new skills. There is an active ski club and snowboard club at the centre where you can meet and learn skills from others with similar interests.

Friday 30th November 2012

White lines rail jam

Milton Keynes

From 7:00pm

The Whitelines Rail Jam Tour is back with a vengeance. The new ‘November Knockout’ concept brings an exciting new twist to the tried and tested jam format 2012 kicked off at Tamworth SnowDome on the 10th November and will end  at Milton Keynes Snozone: 30th November.

Here’s how it’s all gonna go down: Riders will session the full open slope style course before the top eight or sixteen riders progress through to the knockout stages (dependent on the number of riders that show up and the overall standard of riding).

These qualifiers will then be randomly paired up, going head-to-head on an epic plaza-style feature*, with only one rider from each pairing progressing to the next stage. The tournament style knockout format will cut the riders down to just two for a three run super final. Riders will be able to track their progress on a tournament chart at the bottom of the course.

The Milton Keynes Snozone is situated about 10 minutes from junction 14 of the M1. You can see the Xscape complex that houses the slope from the M1 and the building dominates the skyline for miles around.

Saturday 01st December 2012

Who’s The Daddy  2012?

Ultimate freestyle showdown  SnowDome Tamworth

10:00pm – 1:30am

Visit the SnowDome Tamworth on Saturday 1st December for the ultimate freestyle showdown to see who does it best… skier or snowboarder.Don’t forget your plank or planks and prepare yourself for a night of friendly rivalry, rad times, a whole load of free stuff and… who knows, you might even walk away with a whopping great prize!

Get your double on, grab yourself a partner who bats for the other team and throw down your duo skills. The best double act on the night will walk away with a holiday to Andorra each… so you’d better be champion.

If big air is your thing, this one is for you. With a pair of Salomon twin tips and an Artec Snowboard up for grabs… simple as.


8 years in and you know the drill. With a brand new and bigger than ever tombstone’s who is going to go higher than before and walk away with the Daddy title, the glory and 6 months free unlimited slope time… you need to be there to find out.

Throw in the mix two of the SnowDome’s original daddies with Tim Sandy and Sean Miller presenting and you have yourself an evening not to be missed.

The SnowDome is easy to find and just 5 minutes from junction 10 of the M42 or M6 toll road. Simply follow all signs to Tamworth and pick up the brown ‘tourist information’ signs to the SnowDome.

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