Rollerskiing

Our main activity is rollerskiing. Rollerskiing is cross-county skiing on wheels, the best method of learning cross country technique without snow. Just like the on snow version – there are different types of ski – one for classic style only, one for skating style and one for both called rather imaginatively combi skis.

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We offer regular practice sessions, equipment hire and free tuition by club members who are qualified SSE Instructors. These take place at York Sport Village Fridays and Sundays (Please note there is a £4 charge per adult to use the cycle track – please pay at the reception in the Sports centre before coming down to the track)

Contact Martin Roscoe for further details: martinr@snowsportengland.org.uk or alternatively visit the following website:  Go Ski Go Board Go Rollerski

We also go on lots of roller ski tours across Yorkshire and sometimes further afield with other UK clubs – see calendar for upcoming roller ski tours.

Stopping for a breather, Ripley to Harrogate tour

Promotional Video for Rollerskiing- filmed with support from YDCCSC! (See below)

Back in July  2015, Snow Sport England worked with Papercut Media to film a new information video showcasing what Rollerskiing is all about and how to get involved through the participation campaign Go Ski Go Board. The video, filmed on location at the York sessions, shows what to expect on a taster  session as well as hearing from participants, coaches and clubs and why they love the sport, where it takes them, the fitness benefits, and what it actually involves. The participants range in age from 6 years to over 70 years old, proving that rollerskiing is well and truly a sport for all

Being a relatively new discipline of snow sport on English shores, as a governing body we are often asked the question ‘What is Rollerskiing?’  Even after describing the discipline it is still difficult to imagine until people see it for themselves- therefore we are hoping that you will watch the video and help Snow Sport England spread the word!

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