Take a break from the Olympics to find out about ski trip
places, roller ski practice, roller courses, photos/video from the 1 hour race,
news from the AGM, date changes to our autumn schedule and some inspiring
Ski trip places now
One place has become available on our cross country skiing
trip to the Oberhof Ski Hall
in November and two places on the Bessans
If you're interested in
snapping these up contact Paddy Field
Next Club event – roller ski practice oon Sunday 5 August
Next Sunday sees the final of the Men's 100m at the
Olympics but as it takes place at 9.50pm, get down to our next roller ski practice session
at Hillingdon Cycle Circuit
in the afternoon … and don't forget to
take some cake to swop and share!
Learn to roller ski or tune up your technique
The Club's autumn series of roller ski courses
Sunday 23 September and if you want to save money book our 'learn to roller ski'
package or all 3 courses for improvers before 12 September.
If you can't wait till then, or missed the excellent Snowsport
England course we hosted in June, you could go to the SSE courses
in Hetton Lyons
on 25/26 August or Lancaster on 29/30 September.
Results, photos and a short video from the 1 hour roller ski
News from the AGM – new committee membeers and membership
Welcome to new committee members, Maria Ollier - Secretary, Pauline
Styles – Membership Secretary, plus Paddy and Hilary Field - joint Newsletter Editors,
and thanks to outgoing members, Greg Bell and Bernard McCarthy. The position of Equipment Member is vacant so
if you'd like to help, let us know!
It was also agreed that, to cover the rising costs of SSE
affiliation and postage, membership fees for the Club should be increased to £20
for individual and £30 for family membership from 1 January 2013. Also payment will be requested by Paypal or
standing order, cheques will no longer be an option. LRNSC membership fees have not been increased
Annual dinner – new date
Our annual Club dinner has been rescheduled to 17 November
[was 10/11], put it in your diary – more news soon.
too that you've noted the Club's September walk in the Chilterns
takes place on
Saturday 15th [instead of 8/9].
Want a break from the Olympics?
Take a look at these video highlights from the women's
uphill roller ski races at the 2012 Blink Ski Festival in beautiful south west Norway.
See you soon