Roller skiing at the Olympic park, marshalls & photographers needed, roller ski tasters, technique workshops and courses, walking events, joint trip to Scottish races, 2015-16 snow trips ...
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Cycling the Olympic circuit

Hello Dominic


Wouldn't it be a great idea to use the Olympic road cycling circuit for roller skiing? Yes!
LRNSC is organising the first race in the British Rollerski series there on 2nd May.  It's a 3km free technique race suitable for all abilities.  See the details and enter now.
NB You need to sign up online as there will be no race entry on the day.

There's lots more to update you on ...

Volunteers needed - marshalls & photographers

As part of the arrangement to use this track we've agreed to help marshall the Condor Cycles cycle race that follows our event.

Marshalls are required on the track from 12.00 - 4.00pm to help with the organisation of both events. If you are racing in the rollerski race you can still help with the cycle race afterwards.

Photographers are also needed to capture the action so if you're handy with a camera, the Club needs you too.

Can you help? Got any questions? Please contact Gerard Evans as soon as possible.
Marshalling help would be especially appreciated and it will help in arranging future events at the Olympic Park.

New - roller ski taster sessions

Want to try roller skiing or know someone who does?  This 1.5 hour session will introduce you to the basics and get you rolling.  The first session at Hillingdon Cycle Circuit is on Sunday 19 April - find out more about tasters and book your place.

New - roller ski technique workshops starting 19 April

Get extra value from your membership with these technique workshops at our Hillingdon practice sessions - they're free to LRNSC members. Run by Club instructors you'll get tips and exercises to improve your skiing.  See more info and dates of workshops and practice sessions
 

10 May - roller ski courses

Our coaching programme has been overhauled now we've got more instructors in the Club so there's a clearer pathway for beginners and intermediate/advanced skiers to develop their skills linked to Snowsport England Proficiency awards.

10 May kicks off with a beginners' learn to roller ski course and one for improvers that focuses on returning to roller skiing after the winter and race preparation.  Book your beginners' course or improvers' course online now.

New walking events - Chilterns & Dartmoor

Chilterns Sunday 26 April - enjoy the views and a 16-20km circular walk from Wendover with other Club members - read more ...
Dartmoor walking weekend 12-13 September - get off the beaten track, practice your navigation and discover the  archaeology and geology of the area.  Outdoors specialist & LRNSC member Rick Abbott will organise this and needs to know if you're interested now for planning purposes - read more ...

Joint Club trip to Scottish roller ski races

The Huntly Sprints and Clashindarroch Hill Climb in Scotland form part of the GB Roller Ski Series. You can you earn valuable competition points and enjoy a warm welcome from Huntly Nordic Ski Club if you take part.  So why not join LRNSC/Hyde Park member Glennis Dore who's planning to go from 28-31st May on a joint club trip - find out more and get in touch with Glennis now.

Put the upcoming dates in your diary and start planning your snow trips now.
Happy roller skiing!
Mary

Upcoming events

19/4 Roller ski taster
19/4 Technique workshop & practice session
26/4 Chilterns day walk
2/5 Olympic Park race
3/5 Cambridge busway tour
10/5 Beginners' course
10/5 Improvers' course
10/5 Technique workshop & practice session
23/5 Beginners' course
23/5 Technique workshop & practice session
28-31/5 Trip to Huntly races
31/5 South Coast Roll

LRNSC roller ski race calendar

Quick link to our races
cross country racers in China

LRSNC 2015-2016 ski trips

There's a fantastic choice of trips being planned for Club members next season.

To ensure you get a place on the trip you want, and to help our planning, contact the relevant organiser[s] now

There are still places on these trips: Oberhof Ski Hall [GER], Livigno/La Sgambeda race [IT], Vasaloppet China, Moonlight Classic Marathon [IT], Sumavsky Marathon [CZ], Levi [FIN].

The Marcialonga trip is full and a reserve list operating.

NB These trips are only open to LRNSC members.

Congratulations!

Masters Biathlon team Kontiolahti
[GB team with Mike Dixon above]

At the Biathlon World Masters in Kontiolahti Finland, LRNSC was represented by Sheila Tucker and Chris Dibben.

Sheila was bronze medal winner in two individual races and silver in the team sprint - what a fantastic achievement!

In contrast Sheila also guides blind skiers and you can find out more about this here
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