Entries by Alex Andrews

FIS Camp Begins

Irish Skiers have arrived in El Bolson, Argentina for the start of the FIS Camp.  They have had 3 great days of skiing so far with pretty good snow conditions.

Licence Renewals and New Licences

SAI welcomes all new licence holders who have registered in the past month and all those renewing their licences for the 2023/2024 season. To those who are taking part in summer training and events in the southern hemisphere and elsewhere, we wish you a good start to the year and a good summer season.  

ITA June Monthly Webinar

ISMF have sent an invitation to the ITA June monthly webinar and informed us that it will be dedicated to “Athlete experiences of clean sport”.

OFI – Milano/Cortina 2026 “Make a Difference Fund”

In addition to funding from SAI, the following Snowsports athletes received €13,000 from the “Make a Difference Fund” in Spring 2023. Thomas Maloney Westgaard, Cross Country Skiing Cormac Comerford, Alpine Skiing Éabha McKenna, Alpine Skiing https://olympics.ie/recipients-of-ofi-make-a-difference-fund/ 


It was with great sadness heard this week that the Honourable SES President Paul Michalides has passed away. Paul served the sport of skiing for 62 years, including 18 years as the SES President.  Skiing has lost a  great friend and colleague, who left a remarkable trace in developing and promoting ski sports worldwide and especially in […]

FIS Alpine Development Camp South America July / August 2023

Alpine Skiers, Éabha McKenna and Ethan Bouchard were nominated by SAI and accepted by FIS for the FIS Alpine Summer Development Camp in Argentina.  The Camp will be held in the ski resort of El Bolson – Perito Moreno ARG from 16th July to 5th August 2023 The next FIS development camp will be held later this year in […]

Seamus O’Connor represents Ireland

Last weekend Seamus O’Connor represented Ireland at the 2023 WSF General Assembly in Innsbruck.  http://www.worldsnowboardfederation.org/ Earlier this year, Seamus also acted as Head of Delegation at the University Games (Universiade 2023) in Lake Placid NY in January 2023. Under his leadership and that of the coach Eric Strappers, Ireland was represented by five alpine skiers […]