The UK is on the hunt for the next big star in skiing and snowboarding. In partnership with UK Sport, the English Institute of Sport (EIS), and a range of National Governing Bodies, the Discover your Gold campaign has been set up to find the next sporting stars who could potentially represent the UK at upcoming Olympics. Targeting 15-24 year old's the aim of the campaign is to find undiscovered talent and give those individuals everything they need to succeed.
The Discover your Freestyle campaign is looking for athletes for the GB Park and Pipe Pathway team. You may be a skier already or you may never have set foot on snow, it does not matter, if you can show you have what it takes you are in with a chance of making the development team.
For any Newschooler, this is an awesome opportunity to receive the best coaching as well as the chance to ski some amazing places. If your from the UK and within the age range you really should give this a go. For more information check out the video below and the press release. Who knows maybe you could be skiing in South Korea as part of the GB team.
“The UK Sport and The GB Park and Pipe Team are scouring Great Britain in the hunt for people who may have the ability to go on to Olympic greatness.
You don’t have to have any experience of skiing or snowboarding,but you do have to show us that you’ve got what it takes to be an Olympian.
So if you’re already good at parkour, or brilliant on your BMX, orfind that you can pick up skills like gymnastics, slacklining or skateboarding quicker than your peers, then get in touch.
We’re looking for athletes with raw power, skill and agility, but that are currently in the wrong sport. With the right training,maybe skiing or snowboarding are for you? If so, get in touch.
How? Over Autumn 2016, we’re running sessions in Manchester,Glasgow and London, with spots on our GB Park and Pipe Pathway team up for grabs. What happens at the camps? Well, that would be telling…
Go to uksport.gov.uk/talent for the full details of hashtag #DiscoverYourFreestyle”