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The Chairman has great pleasure in inviting all Members of the Kandahar Ski Club to a
Welcome Drinks Party
On Wednesday 11th September 2019
at the Oriental Club
18.30pm
Please press here to register attendance

 


THE LADIES SKI CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN hosts the school Ladies Championships

ON SUNDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER

AT THE MILTON KEYNES SNOZONE 

THE FIRST UK LADIES SKI CLUBSCHOOLS SKI RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS

9.30am-2.30pm

The Races will be open to any schoolgirl from the age of 12 to 18 who can enter as an individual or part of their School Team. Prizes will be awarded to winners in each age group and for the best School Team.

It is hoped that the event will provide an opportunity for those schoolsinvolved in the British Schools Races to select teams and have a practice prior to the Races to be held at the end of January in Flaine.

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UNDER 35's - ORIENTAL EVENTS

The Oriental Club is putting on a large selection of events for their Under 35's and they have cordially invited all Kandahar members under 35 to participate.  Giles Milner is co-ordinating this - so please contact him This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Great Opportunity to Serve your club

We are looking for people to take over the running of the website.  We need K members who are tech savvy and good on social media.  The website is on a joomla platform so prior knowledge would be helpful but not entirely necessary.  Additionally, the Club wants to expand and deepen its social media base so expertise in that area would be an asset.  This may appeal to an individual or a team who could work as a virtual group.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested or have any thoughts.   


 

 K Racers ARE Flying high!

Daniel Yule racing

Congratulations to Daniel Yule on his amazing win in the World Cup slalom in Madonna Di Campiglio.  

Dave Ryding Start GateAnd congratulations to Dave Ryding on his fantastic achievement in finishing second at the new year’s day city event in Oslo.  With this podium place he has become the most successful British male alpine skier at World Cup level


 

INFERNO WEEK  - JANUARY 19-26 January 2020

Accomodation can be booked via the Tourist Office in Mürren or with your preferred hotel or apartment directly.  Alternatively, for early birds, several rooms at the Palace Hotel have been prepared and can be rented for a minimum of three nights or longer if you wish.  Please click here for further information.  

 


 

Kandahar Racing core programme

As part of our commitment to developing the next generation of winter sports athletes, Kandahar Racing would like to offer all committed young ski racers the opportunity to sign up to our core programme for 2019/20. Separate programmes are in place for FIS, U16, U14 & U10/12 athletes at a discounted inlier cost of £1150pppw (all-inclusive, no hidden extras!) based on a minimum sign up commitment of 8-14 weeks depending on the age category. The core programmes run alongside our established annual junior programme. For more detailed information please view the Core Programme invite below:

CORE PROGRAMME INVITE


Kandahar Racing Adult Training - 7-14 December

Like the very successful training last year, this takes place again in Gol, Norway.

The training programme will include technique, skills, drills, SL gates, GS gates, electronic timing and race simulation. Fitness training, video analysis, WC video analysis and ski prep guidance will also be included off the hill. The programme caters for those mainly interested in combining a social experience alongside some race training, all the way through to those with aspirations of achieving success at the Inferno, AICC, FIS Masters, Military or Eurotest competitions. Groups and training courses will be split between those at a higher level and those simply attending for a more leisurely introductory experience! We'll have the whole mountain to ourselves and so will have as much space as we could possibly need.  The coaching team will be Mike Barker, Ed Drake & Eilidh McLeod.

Participants may join the programme as inliers or outliers and there are two camps: a long camp and a short camp.  Please click here to see more and to book.  

Kandahar Racing October Junior training -

19th Oct to 2nd November

Kandahar Racing;s October training programme takes place in Saas Fee, Switzerland, one of Europe's top autumn training locations where snow conditions remain fantastic throughout the year.  Our management team will provide trainees with the highest standards of professional ski race coaching, fitness training and pastoral care from 19th October to 2nd Novmeber 2019.  
 
The training programme will include technique, skills, drills, SL/GS/SG gate training and race simulation with electronic timing. Trainees will participate in a full fitness and activities programme every day and evenings will include ski prep, video analysis and classroom lessons on other aspects of ski racing and athletic development.  The programme caters for young skiers brand new to competitive snowsports, through to experienced athletes with national team aspirations.
 
Dan Poth will be the camp manager and the coaching team will be Dan Poth, Ash Breese, Liv Ward, Marco Furio & Charlotte Gould. Naomi Sadler will be the pastoral lead for the duration of the camp.
 
Places are limited.  Please click here for further details and to book.  

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