The Ski Club of Great Britain’s Dual Slalom returns to Tignes in France on Wednesday 6 April 2011 and taking part for the first time is ex-Olympic skier and Ski Sunday presenter Graham Bell. 2Xu are sponsors of the event.
Teams of four go head-to-head on a specially constructed slalom course, organised by ski school Evolution 2 in Val Claret, Tignes. Teams can enter to win the much coveted Trophy and Plate competitions, as well as other fun categories such as ‘best fancy dress’.
Emma Bebb, Ski Club of Great Britain’s Marketing Executive and event organiser says, “The Ski Club Dual Slalom is really fun and is a great way to meet like-minded snow fans. It’s a chance to add something different to your holiday and even if you don’t want to race, it’s a fantastic spectator event”.
All ages and abilities of skier and snowboarder can enter with a practice course set up throughout the day for anyone wanting to hone their slalom skills or simply have a go before taking to the gates with their team for the event itself.
Entrants can sign up for this year’s event during the Ski Club Leader’s social hour, between 6.15-7.15pm at the Alpaka Lodge in Tignes le Lac or at the Alexandra Bar in Val d’Isère between 6.45-7.45pm from 3-5 April.
Entry costs €20 per team (€5 per person) for Ski Club members and seasonnaires and €30 per team (€7.50 per person) otherwise.
Bib collection takes place from 9.30am until 10.30am with racing between 10.45am and 2pm and prize giving in the Evolution 2 restaurant, Le Coffee, from 3.30pm.
Visit the Ski Club of Great Britain website skiclub.co.uk for details.