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Eddie The Eagle Opens “Endless Ski Slope” in Devon

British Winter Olympics hero Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards has officially opened the Tarka Leisure Centre in Barnstaple, which includes a skiing conveyor machine. Eddie cut the ribbon to declare the new facility open and headed straight to see the ‘endless’ ski slope, bringing the opportunity for everyone to try out skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing in North Devon. “The endless ski

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New Ski Machines For Poland, Thailand and the USA

The SkiMachine (by Alpine Engineering) company, based in The Netherlands, which supplies and installs conveyor snow machines around the world has announced a number of new locations. The company has now officially changed its name to SkiMachine (by Alpine Engineering) and has a new website. In Europe, the company’s latest machine is at the Hulo Center in Poland. A multi-activity

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More Snowsport Gold For Skiers & Boarders That Learned Skills on Dry Slopes

The ever-growing list of athletes around the world who either learned or perfected their skills on dry slopes has grown further with skier Lauren Harder and snowboarder Emory Orlando who train on  the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre in Virginia, USA, winning golds at the United States Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA) National Championships in Lake Placid, New York state

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A New Dry Slope for Stockholm

SkiStar, the operator of the largest ski areas in Norway and Sweden, says it plans to unveil a new dry ski slope at it urban ski hill of Hammarbybacken in the Swedish capital, Stockholm. The slope is part of a new activity centre, which SkiStar are promoting as, “a first in Sweden, offering modern summer skiing and a year-round investment

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Major New Dry Ski Facility Opens in China

A major new dry ski centre has opened in the Chinese province of Hebei. The new Guantao JF Dry Ski Four Seasons Ski Resort features three dry slopes with a combined surface area of about 9,000 square metres. The runs include a challenging mogul slope, an intermediate slopes and a beginner run. “We just finished all the installation last week,

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Snowboarding Star Credits Dry Slopes For British Ski & Boarding Success

Two-time Olympian Jamie Nicholls has spoken in support of Halifax Ski Slope in England, where he trained as a youngster. British team members at Beijing 2022, Katie Ormerod and Katie Summerhayes, also trained at the facility. Speaking about funding for local snowsports facilities that are supported by funding from the National Lottery, Nicholls said, “They’re very important, and they are

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