Roller ski races, SSE course, Club trip, barbecue and other news.
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Hello Dominic

Here's a round up of our upcoming events and other news ...

Top class coaches for SSE roller ski course

On 5 and 6 July we're hosting Snowsport England [SSE]'s next roller ski course at Hillingdon Cycle Circuit.  The course is open to all - beginner, intermediate and expert - you'll work on classic and skating technique and get loads of helpful training tips to boost your skiing.

There's a great coaching line-up: Patrick Winterton former Olympian, SSE Senior Tutor and broadcaster, Adam Pinney SSE Tutor and Dagmar Junghans Head of the SSE Coaching Panel, so improvement is guaranteed - book your place now!

Next race: team sprints 6 July

Like racing short distances?  This race if for you, pair up for 3 x 1.5km each in our team sprints - they're open to all, just enter online in advance please.

Special event for junior roller skiers 6 July

For keen junior skiers there's a fantastic opportunity to join a Junior Development Day organised by Flic Bertram from Thames Valley XC Ski Club. 
There'll be technique training in the morning, and sprint racing in the afternoon - find out more.  Plus you can meet members of the British Nordic Development Squad who will inspire you to push your skiing to the next level. 

Coming up on 12 July:

1 hour free technique race GB6

Sign up for the 6th GB series race or the 30 minute junior option -  see more details and enter online in advance.

LRNSC AGM - 3 new committee members sought

Club members this is your chance to have your say and meet other LRNSC members - here's the agenda.  This year we're looking for three new committee members, Secretary, Events/Entertainment and Equipment, so if you'd like to volunteer or propose someone, or find out more please contact me.

Annual barbecue

Open to everyone this takes place after the AGM [at around 5.30-6pm, sooner if possible!].  It's a sociable, DIY event where LRNSC provides the barbecues/charcoal, and those attending bring along whatever they wish to cook and drink plus some salads or dessert to share. 
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Club ski trip to Finland

Ski inside the Arctic Circle at Akaslompolo - details of this March 2015 ski trip are now available.
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Wanted: ski guides for visually impaired skiers

Could you take on this challenge?  Find out what it takes from rookie guide and Club member Sheila Tucker.

An alternative workout for skiers

Find your nearest hill and try this simple workout - modify it according to terrain and your fitness but note the emphasis on a good forward body position.
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Made in Norway

A tongue in cheek video ... from the British Nordic Development Squad
Find out about membership and join the Club!

With so many events coming up there has to be one for you - book or plan it now! See you at Hillingdon Cycle Circuit.

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