British Artificial Slopestyle Championships

2-3 September 06

The Slopestyle Championships will see Britain’s best freestylers showcase their technical ability on Bracknell’s selection of freestyle toys, including, rails, boxes, jumps and their 10 foot high quarterpipe

2006 Orange AIM Series National Slopestyle Championships Return to Bracknell

Britain’s top snowboarders and freeskiers will descend upon Bracknell Ski Centre on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd September, for the highly anticipated British Artificial Slopestyle Championships. Local riders currently on top form and tipped as the UK’s future stars, include snowboarders Sam Cullum, the Knox brothers and freeskier James Webb, who will be looking to impress judges in pursuit of a National title on home turf. Inspired by the action, spectators can also have a go, with over 200 FREE beginner lessons up for grabs.

The Slopestyle Championships will see Britain’s best freestylers showcase their technical ability on Bracknell’s selection of freestyle toys, including, rails, boxes, jumps and their 10 foot high quarterpipe. A relaxed Big Air competition kick starts each day’s competition, serving as a great warm up for riders and spectators alike. Home-grown Bracknell talent will be out in force over the weekend along with regular contenders Laura Berry, Jamie Nicholls and freeskiers Charlie Smith and Shelly Jones. They will all be looking to add the artificial title to their already impressive medal collection after throwing down some top performances at this year’s Orange AIM Series so far.

Spectators keen to take part are offered a free taster lesson during the event courtesy of the Animal and Trespass Ski and Snowboard academies, in conjunction with Snowlife. The FREE beginner lessons will take place between 12pm – 4pm on both days. Equipment is supplied by Bracknell Ski Slope and all participants will receive a free goodie bag including, T-shirt, DVD, wallet and stickers. To secure a free lesson pre-register on: www.orangeaimseries.com

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Saturday 2nd September: Snowboard Competition

09.00 – 10.00 – Registration
10.00 – 13.00 – Big Air
13.00 – 17.00 – Slopestyle Championships
17.00 – 18.00 – Prize Giving

Sunday 3rd September: Ski Competition 

09.00 – 10.00 - Registration
10.00 – 12.30 – Big Air
12.30 – 16.00 – Slopestyle Championships
16.00 – 17.00 – Prize Giving

Serving up competition on Artificial and Indoor slopes as well as snow-capped Mountain resorts, the Orange AIM Series is based on open entry and competitors compete in age categories, catering for all tastes, ages and performance levels. By promoting the country’s leading slopes, and actively introducing schoolchildren to the thriving community of talented freestylers through the Schools Tour, it’s fair to claim that the UK is fast becoming a hotbed of freestyle talent.

A vast selection of UK’s top snowsport athletes and Olympic hopefuls have developed through the Orange AIM Series and over 5,000 beginners have tried snowboarding and skiing through the free lesson initiative over the last four year’s.

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