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November 26, 2019 in News, Telemark

Telemark 2019

EX TELEMARK TITAN 2019 - Major Richard J Wright 2019 saw the British and Army Championships (Ex TELEMARK TITAN) return to Pralognon-la-Vanoise (PLV), France for the third consecutive year. This…
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November 26, 2019 in News, Snowboard

Snowboard British Championships 2019

Sgt Lisa Quinn Following on from great success at the Inter-service Snow Sports Championships, the following army snowboarders were selected to represent the UK Armed Forces Snowboarding Team at the…
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November 26, 2019 in News, Snowboard

Snowboard Inter Services 2019

Maj Edd Alderson The Team conducted two weeks training at Flachau, Austria; this area is perfectly suited for competition training as there is a progressive park, a snowboard cross course…
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November 26, 2019 in News, Snowboard

EX SNOW METHOD 2019

Army Snowboard Individual Slopestyle Championship Col JC Connelly and WO2 FofS(IS) Cooke Once again the Glacial Resort of Kaunertal, Austria hosted British Army Snowboarding for Exercise SNOW METHOD 18. Individuals…
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November 26, 2019 in News, Snowboard, Uncategorized

EX SNOWJACK 2019

Army Snowboard Championships 2019 Col JC Connelly and WO2 FofS(IS) Cooke In 2019 the Army returned to the Neustift Valley for the annual Championships held on Stubai Glacier. Corps and…
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November 26, 2019 in News, Skeleton

Skeleton 2019

Skeleton is available to both Regular and Reservist soldiers and is becoming more popular every season. The race begins with a running push start from the top of the track;…
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November 26, 2019 in News, Nordic

Nordic 2019

Maj Elizabeth Sedgwick RLC This Season saw the outstanding performances that we have become used to in the Nordic and Biathlon fraternity, but the leaderboard was dominated by two teams…
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November 26, 2019 in Luge, News

Luge 2019

Capt Lucy Wyatt RE, Chairman Army Luge Following the Winter Olympics which highlighted the lesser known UK luge team there was more interest in the novice camp than normal providing…
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November 26, 2019 in Cresta, News

Cresta 2019

Capt T Wythe RL The Royal Navy regained their hold on the Prince Philip Trophy last year, so it was our main focus to take it back and reassert the…
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November 26, 2019 in Bobsleigh, News

Bobsleigh Season 2019

Capt SJ Smith AGC If you have ever watched Cool Runnings and thought … ‘how on this green earth do I join a Bobsleigh Team?’ Look no further! The Army…
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November 26, 2019 in Alpine, News

EX LIONS CHALLENGE 2019

Lt Col Bee Smith R SIGNALS - Secretary Army Alpine Having been spoilt last year by monumental amounts of snow, expectations were high as we arrived in Serre Chevalier to…
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October 30, 2019 in News

Gen Sir John Wilsey

We are very sad to hear about the passing of General Sir John Wilsey, aged 80. He had exceptional qualities which took him to within reach of the highest appointment…
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September 16, 2019 in News, Nordic

Wessex Biathlon Nordic Festival

Wessex Biathlon Nordic Festival 2019 - Sunday 27th October, Castle Combe Circuit, Wiltshire Roller Ski Racing Men, Women, Junior, Youth and Novice Contact Bob Anderson rma@biathlonsport.com mob 07970 446293 DOWNLOAD…
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August 8, 2019 in News

Spud (John) Leaning

It is with deep regret that we report the death of Spud (John) Leaning on Saturday 3rd August 2019. He died peacefully in South Molton Hospital, after some three years…
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May 31, 2019 in Alpine, Events, Ex-PD, Ex-SH, News, Nordic, Snowboard

AFPST Athletes

DAN SHEEN - PARA ALPINE In 2000 Dan joined the army and by 2008 he was serving on tour in Afghanistan. An IED blew away his left leg, destroyed the…
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December 4, 2018 in Alpine, News

Army Alpine Rules 2019

The 2019 Army Alpine Rules are now available to download from the Regulations page.
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November 1, 2018 in News, Snowboard

AFPST – Snowboard

ADAPTIVE SNOWBOARDING Army Snowboarding recently held its Freestyle Championships in Austria and for the first time the event included adaptvie snowboarders. The Armed Forces para Snowsports Team (AFPST) is a…
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September 29, 2018 in Alpine, News

Alpine – ISSSC and the British Champs

Alpine - ISSSC and the British Champs ARMY ALPINE SKI TEAM REPORT – Capt Lauren Barr REME The coveted final slots for the Army team were hotly contested at Ex…
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September 29, 2018 in Alpine, News

Alpine Season update 2018

Alpine Season update 2018 By Lt Col Bee Smith R SIGNALS Secretary Army Alpine What a difference a year makes! The ski season of 2017/2018 was heralded in by unprecedented…
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July 23, 2018 in Alpine, News

Notice of Death

Colonel Jimmie Spencer (late RA) 22 April 1926 – 16 July 2018 Born in Greenock, Jimmie Spencer was “economic” about his date of birth and enlisted into the Royal Artillery…
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May 12, 2018 in News

Notice of death

It is with the deepest sadness and a heavy heart that we have to inform you that Maj (Retd) John Ayres, who was the first permanent AGA/AWSA Secretary in the…
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February 10, 2018 in Bobsleigh, Luge, News, Skeleton

Ex RACING ICE II – 2018

The popularity of ice sports continues to grow in the Army a fact which was clearly in evidence at the Army Ice championships – Exercise Racing Ice II – which…
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February 9, 2018 in Bobsleigh, News

Army Bobsleigh Results

ARMY BOBSLEIGH CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 Army Champions Men Army Champions: Cpl Ivan Londal – LCpl Rick Ray, 3 PARA Runners up: Sgt Dan Hawker, RMAS – LCpl Jimmy Newson, 3 PARA…
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February 9, 2018 in News, Skeleton

Army Skeleton Results

Army Skeleton Championship 2018 This season the Championships was held at Winterberg Germany, with a Total of 24 competitors. Army Men’s Champion: LCpl Nathan Jackson , RLC Runner up :…
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February 6, 2018 in News, Telemark

EX TELEMARK TITAN 2018

Fabulous report from Forces.net about this year's EX TELEMARK TITAN. all the way up to the British team."] Earlier in the week Forces Network caught up with Major Dafydd Howells,…
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January 26, 2018 in News, Telemark

Telemark Championships 2018

80 skiers recently took to the slopes in Pralognan-la-Vanoise, France to compete in Exercise Telemark Titan the British Army Telemark Skiing Championships. The exercise began with 5 days of familiarisation…
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December 15, 2017 in Bobsleigh, Luge, News, Skeleton

EX RI II ADMIN INSTRUCTION

ARMY NOVICE, JUNIOR & SENIOR ICE CHAMPIONSHIPS WINTERBERG, GERMANY (24 JANUARY – 3 FEBRUARY 18) Ex RACING ICE 2 (Ex RI2) is the Army Novice, Junior and Senior Ice Championships…
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November 27, 2017 in Bobsleigh, News

Bobsleigh Silver at World Cup

BBC Sport reported Army Champs 13 Lamin Deen & Smudge Smith "British Olympic pilot Lamin Deen secured the first major medal of his career with silver in the four-man event…
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November 23, 2017 in Alpine, Bobsleigh, Cresta, Events, Luge, News, Nordic, Skeleton, Snowboard, Telemark

2017 AGM report and 2018 AGM

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY The 2017 AGM will be on Tuesday 6 Novovember 18 at the Cav & Gds Club in London. VICE CHAIRMAN’S REPORT TO THE 2017 AWSA AGM…
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November 5, 2017 in News, Snowboard

Ex SNOW METHOD 17

Ex SNOW METHOD 17 Fabulous video produced by Ben Aprea
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November 3, 2017 in News

AWSA 70th

70 years old and still going strong! By Lt Col (Retd) Mark Goodson  The Foundation In 1927 a cable car was built on the Kanzelhohe, near Villach in Austria; Health…
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November 3, 2017 in Alpine, Bobsleigh, Ex-PD, Ex-SH, Ex-SL, Luge, News, Nordic, Skeleton, Snowboard, Telemark

Army Sports Lottery Grants

Army Sports Lottery Grants Applications for an ASL Overseas Tour/Courses Grant must be received a minimum of 6 weeks before your departure date or the course start date, these must…
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November 3, 2017 in Alpine, Ex-SH, Ex-SL, News, Snowboard

President’s Certificate Winners 2017

President's Certificate Winners 2017 The AWSA President's Certificate for Outstanding Service is presented to individuals who have provided outstanding service to Army Winter Sports, in either one or more Disciplines…
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August 27, 2017 in News

LAST POST – Lt Col John (JAG) Moore, late RA

LAST POST - Lt Col John (JAG) Moore, late RA As a 14 year old school, boy he had competed at the first ever Army Ski Championships in 1948 and…
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February 5, 2017 in Alpine, News

Army Alpine Inter Services 2017

28/01/17 – 04/02/17 - By Maj Rob Ronz (Army Ski Team Manager) Looking across the Army it is clear that the overall standard of skiing is increasing. Established powerhouses of…
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February 4, 2017 in Alpine, News

Army Alpine 2017

24/01/17 to 03/02/17 - By Lt Col Bee Smith (Alpine Secretary) Most of 2016’s planning was taken up with trying to minimise the impact, across Army Alpine, of the calendar…
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February 3, 2017 in Alpine, Bobsleigh, Cresta, Luge, News, Nordic, Skeleton, Snowboard, Telemark

CS INTER SERVICES SNOW SPORTS RESULTS 2017

CS INTER SERVICES SNOW SPORTS RESULTS 2017 TEAM COMBINED CHAMPIONS Alpine (F): RAF Alpine (M): ARMY Nordic: ARMY Snowboard (F): ARMY Snowboard (M): RAF Cresta: ARMY Telemark: RN Bobsleigh (M): ARMY Bobsleigh (F): RAF Luge: ARMY  Skeleton (M): RAF  Skeleton (F): ARMY…
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November 2, 2016 in News

PRESIDENT’S CERTIFICATE WINNERS – 2016

AWSA PRESIDENT’S CERTIFICATE FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE - 2016 The AWSA President's Certificate for Outstanding Service is presented to individuals who have provided outstanding service to Army Winter Sports, in either…
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November 2, 2016 in Alpine, Bobsleigh, Cresta, Luge, News, Nordic, Skeleton, Snowboard, Telemark

VICE CHAIRMAN’S REPORT – 2016 AGM

VICE CHAIRMAN’S REPORT - 2016 AGM The AWSA has had its best season ever. With the reduction in operational commitments, levels of participation are well up on previous levels and…
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September 1, 2016 in Alpine, Bobsleigh, Cresta, Ex-PD, Ex-SH, Ex-SL, Luge, News, Nordic, Skeleton, Snowboard, Telemark

WINTER SPORT INSURANCE

WINTER SPORT INSURANCE There are a number of Insurers providing cover for winter sport exercises which units and unit/individuals are free to choose from. However, Exercise organisers/individuals may wish to…
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February 10, 2016 in Alpine, Cresta, News, Snowboard, Telemark

CS Inter Services Snow Sports Results 2016

CS INTER SERVICES SNOW SPORTS RESULTS 2016 TEAM COMBINED CHAMPIONS Alpine (F): ARMY Alpine (M): ARMY Snowboard (F): ARMY Snowboard (M): ARMY Telemark: ARMY Cresta: ARMY ALPINE Downhill (F): ARMY Downhill (M): RN Slalom (F): ARMY Slalom (M): ARMY Super…
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