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We catch up with Delancey Ones to Watch freestyle skier, 12-year-old Kirsty Muir, to find out what she’s been up to as part of the GB Park & Pipe National Academy with her second blog.

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Since my last blog, I have started my second term at Secondary School, settling in well and enjoying the challenges.

2nd October: Only Mad Dogs & Englishmen, Woodsy’s UK Tour.

We were stoked to meet Woodsy, Jossi Wells, Vincent Gagnier, Jonas Hunziker, Noah Morrison & Wacko Wells on Woodsy’s UK tour.  It was awesome we got …

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If you’re ever near Elephant and Castle, you should have a nose around The Artwork Elephant! If you don’t already know, it’s a creative hub made from shipping containers, where you’ll find many a hidden gem – from cafes and bars to a flower shop, barbers and yoga studio. This week, we got the lowdown on one of those hidden gems; a film workshop known as The Film Collective. We got talking to Chloe, co-founder of Smashed Screen Films (the company running the workshop) to find out more.  

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After the excitement of the recent London Ski & Snowboard Show, we can’t wait for the season to begin! We recently spoke to alpine athlete Jack Gower, and now it’s time to meet another young sportsman, Matt McCormick, who is taking the snowboarding world by storm.

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Matt is part of the GB Park and Pipe Snowboard Squad at British Ski & Snowboard (BSS). The 19-year-old from Bearsden, Glasgow, shared with us how he got into the sport, what he has in store for the coming months, and …

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Following the announcement of the Delancey Ones to Watch in October, we catch up with 13-year old snowboarder, Leon Drynan, who tells us what’s been happening this month as a member of the GB Park and Pipe National Academy.

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What have you been up to since you last spoke to us?

I’ve been concentrating on getting my fitness back in my knee, which is feeling really good now.

I was away for a few weeks with the GB Team in October – had a mega 3 day session in Bratislava on the airbag. Then …

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The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on, but don’t panic! While this can be a stressful time of year, nail your festive shopping by getting down to some of these fab London spots. 

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Broadway Market
Hackney, E8 4PH

Pssst if you haven’t visited this London gem yet, you know what to do. East London’s Broadway Market is full of intriguing stands packed with gifts just ready to find themselves under your Christmas tree. What’s more, your tum will be happy while you explore as there are plenty …

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