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Pure Adrenalin Racing & Carving for recreational skiers and those starting out in racing. A blend between working on edge control and carving outside of the gates and getting in the gates to experience race training. It's the most popular course in the autumn and winter and available for adventurous intermediates upwards.
It’s the most talked about thing in skiing, ‘sidecut radius’ but what is it and how can you use it? Sidecut radius is the shape of the ski. Wide at the tip, narrow in the middle and wide at the tail. Put it flat on the ground, draw around the edge and the curve will give you a part of a circle – The ‘Sidecut Radius’.
So next comes the fun bit – ski down the mountain stick the ski on its edge and hey presto the ski takes you around a curve. Wow, how easy is that, it’s like cranking over a Ducati Desmosedici RR. Get it right, the edges bite and the skis accelerate leaving a mist of melted snow in your trail. Goodbye Citreon 2CV, hello Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. For those that don’t know, the Bugatti is the fastest road car ever produced with a top speed of 26..... continue reading.
NOTE: Summer Race Carve Courses have been combined with All-Terrain to form what are now 'Summer Ski Courses' to give the ultimate all-round ski course combining skills and drills, carving bumps, race training and an end of week race.
Those looking for out and out race training in the summer and autumn please go to Race Camps.
TIME OF YEAR: Summer and Autumn
DAYS PER WEEK: 5 full days, Monday to Friday *
HOURS PER DAY: All day, whilst the lifts are open, with a break for lunch *
SKIERS PER GROUP: Max 10
SKILL LEVEL: Adventurous Intermediates, Advanced, Experts, Elite
SKI PASSES: Purchase in resort
SKI HIRE: Organise and book with Snoworks
VIDEO ANALYSIS: Yes
* Training on snow matched the lift opening times.
Summer approx 8am to 1pm
Autumn approx 8.30am to 2pm
Flight and accommodation packages available:
Saturday to Saturday. See Race Carve Dates and Prices for details or call the office on 0844 543 0503.
"The mix between developing your edge control and carving skills in and out of the gates took my skiing to a completely different level. I can now move around the mountain faster with greater confidence and control. This was my second carving course and the improvement was drastic."
Andrew Evans | South Glamorgan
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