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British Roller Sports Federation

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Email
brsf@btinternet.com

Snowsport England

Contact Name
Claire / Holly / Gareth (Office)
Contact Email
info@snowsportengland.org.uk
Contact Telephone
01509 232323

What is Rollerskiing?

Roller skiing is an off-snow equivalent to cross-country skiing that takes place on smooth surfaces such as paths in parks, safe roads and cycle tracks.

Rollerskiing takes place on smooth surfaces such as park paths, roads, cycle and athletics tracks. It was born from cross country skiing sharing similar techniques and is often used as the basis of summer training for cross country skiers

Suitable for all ages and a perfect low-cost activity, there are more and more community clubs offering Rollerski sessions which give people the chance to have a go at the activity. To showcase what to expect when starting out, view the GO SKI GO BOARD's introductory video below:

Benefits

It is a low-impact, full-body exercise that is great for core body strength, balance and overall fitness whilst being a great alternative to more traditional activities such as running or cycling.

Costs

Regular practice sessions can cost as little as £2-£10 including equipment hire and track fees. If you are looking to learn a guideline for a 6hr GO SKI GO BOARD beginners course is between £30 - £80 depending on location and deliverer.

Equipment

  • Roller skis
  • Boots
  • Cycle Helmet
  • Protective eyewear (optional; mandatory in some competitions)
  • Gloves (recommended but not mandatory)
  • Knee and elbow pads (recommended, but not mandatory)

Facts

  • The first roller skis were built in the mid-1930s in Italy and North Europe.
  • Rollerskiing and Cross Country skiing is part of the Nordic community. Olympic events are cross-country skiing and Nordic combined. The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships is the major event outside of the Olympics and happens in winter of odd-number years between Winter Olympics.

Campaigns

Coaching Can

Coaching has long been considered to be about the development of skill in a sport. It has been about acquiring, honing and transferring these skills in the pursuit of athletic achievement.

National Programmes

GO ROLLER SKIING

Rollerskiing takes place on smooth surfaces such as park paths, roads, cycle and athletics tracks. It was born from cross country skiing and is a low-impact, full-body exercise that is great for overa

GO SKI GO BOARD -€“ HE and Student Satellite Clubs

GO SKI GO BOARD HE and Satellite Clubs is about engaging HE snowsport clubs and students with snowsports at their local ski slope.

GO SKI GO BOARD FE/Colleges & Student Satellite Clubs

GO SKI GO BOARD FE/Colleges and Satellite Clubs is about engaging FE and College students with snowsports at their local ski slope

GO SKI GO BOARD Schools

GO SKI GO BOARD Schools is about engaging schools with snowsports at their local ski slope through lessons, Satellite Clubs and the School Games competition.

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SportSuite™ accepts no liability or responsibility for any illegality arising from error, omissions or inaccuracy in such material. Before taking part in any activities listed here, SportSuite™ strongly recommends that you make appropriate checks to ensure high quality provision and a safe environment is provided. SportSuite™ accepts no liability (to the full extent permitted by law) for the quality of the activities provided.

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