27/09/2006 | by Onboard
The 2006 Orange AIM Series heads to Bracknell next weekend for the next round of the National Slopestyle Championships.
Britain’s top snowboarders will descend upon Bracknell Ski Centre on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September for the hotly-anticipated British Artificial Slopestyle Championships. Local up-and-coming riders showing great form are Sam Cullum, the Knox brothers and freeskier James Webb, who will be looking to impress judges in pursuit of a National title on home turf. The home-grown Bracknell talent will be up against regular contenders Laura Berry, Jamie Nicholls and freeskiers Charlie Smith and Shelly Jones.
The Slopestyle Championships will see Britain’s best freestylers showcase their technical ability on the fully-equipped Bracknell slope, including accessories such as rails, boxes, jumps and a 10-foot high quarterpipe.
A relaxed Big Air competition kick starts each day’s competition, serving as a great warm up for riders and spectators alike.
Serving up competition on artificial and indoor slopes as well as snow-capped mountain resorts, the Orange AIM Series is based on open entry and competitors compete in age categories, catering for all performance levels to foster freestyle talent in the UK. Inspired by the action, spectators can also have a go, with over 200 free beginner lessons up for grabs.
Over 5,000 beginners have received free snowsports taster sessions over the last four years of the Orange AIM Series. All participants in the free sessions at Bracknell will receive a free goodie bag including, T-shirt, DVD, wallet and stickers. To secure a free lesson pre-register on: www.orangeaimseries.com
Saturday 2nd September:
- 09.00 – 10.00 – Registration
- 10.00 – 13.00 – Big Air
- 13.00 – 17.00 – Slopestyle Championships
- 17.00 – 18.00 – Prize Giving
Keep your eyes peeled for forthcoming sessions at Rossendale Ski Centre (16-17 Sept) and Dorset Snowsport Centre (30 Sept – 1 Oct).