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If you’ve been anticipating this as much as us, you’ll know that the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships for 2017 are starting this weekend! We couldn’t be more excited – can you tell? And in case you didn’t know, we’ve got all the news to catch you up!

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The Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships will be returning to the French ski resort of Tignes, where there will be two weeks of racing from all the best names in the sport. The big event is …

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We’ve been loving winter sports this season so when we got the chance to speak with Alpine skier Dave Ryding, we couldn’t wait to share it with you. Ryding, who learnt to ski on a dry slope at Pendle Ski Club, has been a member of the British ski team since 2006 and competed in the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics. This year, he matched Britain’s best ever alpine World Cup result when he finished second in the Kitzbuhel slalom in Austria. All eyes will be on Dave next month when he will be competing in the Delancey British National …

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This week we catch up with 14-year old, GB Park and Pipe Academy snowboarder, Leon Drynan, who is part of the Delancey Ones to Watch series. Leon tells us what’s in store for him on the run up to ‘The Brits’ in Laax.

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How is life looking at the moment?  Is it all about school or are you managing to find some time to snowboard?

Yeah it’s all good! It’s never ‘all about school’ ha ha. No seriously, school’s good and I’ll ALWAYS find time to snowboard. At the …

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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.

kirsty-muir-1Kirsty Muir on the Stubai Glacier Throne

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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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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