Patrick Thorne

New Indian Indoor Snow Centre Offers Snow Dancing And Requires Air Lock

New Indian Indoor Snow Centre Offers Snow Dancing And Requires Air Lock

A new indoor snow theme park, believed to be the country’s fifth, has opened in India. The ‘NAMMA VGP Universal Kingdom’ theme park at  Injambakkam in Chennai , working in collaboration with Snow King India, opened its new snow attraction on 18th May 2015. The complex, known as VFP...

Construction Of (Possibly) The World’s Biggest Indoor Ski Slope Underway in China

Construction Of (Possibly) The World’s Biggest Indoor Ski Slope Underway in China

Construction of what is reported to be the next ‘world’s biggest indoor snow slope’ is reported to be underway in China at a location south of the capital, Beijing. Little information has published about the project, and certainly not its vital statistics to back up the ‘world’s...

British Speed Skier Sets Indoor World Record

British Speed Skier Sets Indoor World Record

British speed skier Jan Farrell has broken the world record for the fastest speed achieved on an indoor snow slope. Jan reached 104.956kph (65.2166mph) yesterday, May 18th, on the 620m long slope at Snowhall Amnéville in North Eastern France – one of the world’s longest indoor snow slopes...

Go Ski Go Board Still Going Strong

The numbers of first time skiers or boarders in England, or those returning to winter sports, who have taken part in lessons at an English dry ski slope or indoor snow centre remain strong, according to the latest stats revealed by Snowsport England. Figures show that in January and February...