Patrick Thorne

English Racers Credit Dry Slopes and Indoor Snow for International Success

English Racers Credit Dry Slopes and Indoor Snow for International Success

Snowsport clubs, slopes, and a range of other skiing and snowboarding organisations from across England spent a day gathering insight, networking and listening to the rising stars of UK skiing and snowboarding at Snowsport England’s 2016 Clubs and Facilities Conference, which was sponsored by...

Operating Company Lined Up For First North American Indoor Snow Centre

Operating Company Lined Up For First North American Indoor Snow Centre

An indoor snow centre built around 2008 as part of a still moth-balled, 15 year-old multi-billion dollar mall project in New Jersey, USA now has an operator. A company called SNOW, based in Boulder, Colorado, which has reportedly worked with 32 North American resorts, including Killington, Aspen...

The New World’s Longest and Steepest Indoor Snow Slope – on Stilts

The New World’s Longest and Steepest Indoor Snow Slope – on Stilts

SnowWorld Zoetermeer will be able to claim to have the longest ski slope that’s supported on stilts after an extension is added to the centre this year. SnowWorld Zoetermeer, the smaller of two SnowWorld centres in the Netherlands has been given the go ahead by local government for the slope...