Thursday, August 25, 2016

2016 Scottish Dry Slope Championships, Hillend, Edinburgh, September 3 & 4th.


Entries closing Monday 29th

The Scottish Dry Mat Championships take place at Hillend on 3rd & 4th September. Gordon Skiers are supporting these races and providing full race support FREE to members. 

Get your entries in now before the deadline passes and complete this attendance form. This is a great weekend away and gives the kids a rare opportunity to race giant slalom so we would encourage our skiers to enter.

  • Saturday 3rd Sept - Slalom
  • Sunday 4th Sept - Giant Slalom

There will be seeded races for U14 age group and older with non-seeded races for U12 and U10 on both days.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

2016/17 Membership and Alford Training

Gordon Skiers annual membership and Autumn race training are now open for booking.

Membership, Parental Consent and Dry Mat training forms are required for both new and existing members. Forms are online and can be found HERE

Membership and Alford training rates have been held at last years prices and once again have different levels of membership to cater for everybody. The training will take place from 9am-1pm on the following Sundays; 

  • 25th September   First session
  • 2nd October         Club kit sale
  • Half Term Break
  • 30th October        Recommence after break
  • 6th November
  • 13th November
  • 20th November    Ski preparation demo
  • 27th November
  • 4th December
  • 11th December    Final dry mat and Xmas Dinner

Bookings are open until 6pm on Wednesday 21st September

Please note that Gordon Skiers are limited on athlete numbers at Alford facility so in case training is oversubscribed we will offer places on a first come first served basis

As always please direct any questions you have to

ALFORD POP UP TRAINING Monday 29th September

James Paxton and Gary Whatford will be offering a pop-up session, in conjunction with ASC, at Alford next Monday evening from 7:00pm until 8:30pm in preparation for the Hillend Scottish Champs the following weekend.

The coaching is free and only payment due is £2.40 per child for the hire of the slope  and paid to Alford on the night.

As both clubs will be training on the mat I expect it may get busy and we will reach the maximum training numbers quickly. Please let us know if you would like to attend for a gate and drills session by entering your name below in the form no later than this Sunday evening please.

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Gordon Skiers Open Morning and Trials, Sunday August 21st.

Who said skiing was just for the winter?

Gordon Skiers invites all budding skiers from the age of 6 years old to join us for a family friendly trial and open day at Alford Dry Slope Ski Center on Sunday 21st August. Whether you’re in a ski club or not come along and see what we have to offer the whole family.

The day will start at 9am with a welcome and brief intro to the club from our chairman and head coach.Catering will be provided at the slope together with ski preparation demonstrations running throughout the morning. We will be publishing details of an exciting, expanded and packed new 2016/17 program of events and races and look forward to answering any questions you have during the packed morning. 

Current athletes will be split into two groups and move straight into ACE testing and skills quest following the introductions. New member ski trials should commence towards midday and last no more than 30 minutes.

If you are interested in trialling or know someone who might be please register your interest at ASAP.  Gordon Skiers looks forward to welcoming you.