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British Ski Academy has been announced the new sponsor of GBR Alpine Series, kicking off in spring 2017. NEW

The GBR Alpine Series consists of 10 races taking place at indoor and dry slopes in the UK during the spring and summer of 2017.

And the British Ski Academy (BSA) has just been announced the official sponsor.

BSA is a structure that supports and encourages junior British racers aiming to achieve the highest standards in Alpine ski racing.

The action kicks off on 30th April 2017 at Pendle Ski Club.

The series will consist of five races at indoor slopes and five races at dry slopes across the UK.

And the events for the GBR Alpine Race Series 2017 are:

30th April  - GBR Outdoor Race 1 - Pendle Ski Club

6/7th May  - GBR Indoor Race 1 & 2 - Chill Factore, Manchester

3rd June - GBR Outdoor Race 2 - Firpark Ski Centre, Tillicoultry

17th June - GBR Indoor Race 3 - Snow Factor, Braehead

24th June - GBR Outdoor Races 3  - Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre

1st/2nd July - GBR Outdoor Races 4 & 5 - Pontypool  Ski Centre

15/16th July - GBR Indoor Races 4 & 5 - Snozone Castleford

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It is run by the three Home Nations governing bodies - Snowsport England, Snowsport Scotland and Snowsports Wales.

Open to all young skiers, the Under 10s and Under 12s compete in fun races, whilst the Under 14s upwards take part in seeded races, battling to be crowned best in their category.

"We are delighted to welcome the British Ski Academy as new sponsors of the GBR Alpine Series for 2017. The BSA GBR Alpine Series will again be a key part of the UK's Alpine racing calendar," said the chief executive of Snowsport England, Tim Fawke.

"The 10 races give the best young Alpine skiers in the country, from under 10 upwards, the chance to compete against each other in a fun and competitive environment."  

After the National Championships, the Alpine Series is regarded the highest level of ski racing on UK slopes.

"The GBR Alpine Series is the engine room for competitive ski racing in the UK," British Ski Academy Director, Malcolm Erskine, said on the news of the sponsorship.

And at the end of the series, there will be prizes and bursary awards for training at the BSA's new base in Aosta during the 2018 season.

See here for more information about the BSA GBR Alpine Series.

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