British Ski Championships

Tignes, France | 22 Mar – 15 Apr 2017

Kandahar Racing will be attending the Delancey British National Championships over the period 22 Mar – 15 Apr 2017 in Tignes, France.  SL, GS, SG and Combi races are available for U10, U12, U14 & U16 athletes.  Our management team will provide trainees with the highest standards of professional ski race coaching, race support, academic tutoring and pastoral care during our time in Tignes.

Training & Racing

Our Easter programme in Tignes, France caters for young skiers brand new to competitive snowsports, through to experienced athletes with national team aspirations.  It is split into 3 distinct blocks:

WEEK 1 |Training block 22 – 31 Mar 2017.
This training block will provide a vital 10 day training period with afternoon academic tutor support for U10-U16 trainees looking to get some extra training in the lead up to the biggest races of the year.  This is an ideal opportunity to prepare well for the races while at the same time keeping up with schoolwork.  Our qualified tutor will ensure a professional academic environment is created every afternoon in order to allow our trainees to fully focus on their academic development.

WEEK 2 | Race week 01 – 08 Apr 2017.
Race support will be provided throughout this week for the British National Children’s Championships for U10-U16 athletes.  Training will be provided on any days in the programme that do not have a race in the schedule.

WEEK 3 | Training week 08 – 15 Apr 2017.
This will be a ‘racer taster’ introductory week for those new to ski racing and it will also be an opportunity for our existing trainees to receive some late season gate training in the great weather and snow conditions Tignes has to offer, thus setting them up perfectly ahead of season 2017/18.  We’ll also combine our gate training with afternoon’s of Ski Cross, Freeride and all mountain skiing.


Matt Shepherd will be the camp manager and the coaching team will be Sam Liddell, Eilidh McLeod, Dan Poth, Russ Bennett & Kate Smith.  Our tutor Alison Mowbray will be the pastoral and academic lead.


Those wishing to attend the camp as inlyers must commit to 1, 2 or 3 full week blocks at a time. Those attending as outlyers are welcome to dip in and out of our programme for a daily training / race support fee of £75pppd.  The week 1 training block begins immediately after the Inter-Schools Ski Championships and a limited amount of transport will be available from Pila to Tignes.

Accommodation & Costs

All inlyers will be accommodated at the l’Ecrin des Neiges apartments which are ideally located at the bottom of the Val Claret race piste.  The inlyer costs are inclusive of accommodation, full board catering, lift pass, activities, airport transfer and training fees.  Flights and equipment hire are not included.  The outlyer fee of £75pppd covers race support / training only.

Race Entries

All racers taking part in the National Championships must arrange and pay for their own race entries, this cannot be done centrally by Kandahar Racing.  Online race entries can be made here or postal entries can be made using this form.  The deadline for race entries is Sat 18th March 2017.


Flights to all airports near the Alps are expensive during the Easter break and can become fully booked very quickly, therefore we advise all parents to book flights for their children as soon as possible.  The camp travel details document that explains exactly which flights to book can be viewed here.  Please do not book any flights until you have submitted your online booking and had your place on the camp confirmed.


Places on our British Champs programme are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so please book early to avoid disappointment. The deadline is Mon 06 Feb 2017 by which time full payment must be received in order to secure your place. Upon receipt of online applications – acceptance confirmation, travel details and invoices (inc payment instructions) will be distributed. Bookings should be made online on this page by clicking the ‘Book Now’ tab. If you are booking as an outlyer please indicate in the additional comments box which days your children will join us for training and/or race support.


For more details or if you have any questions at all please feel free to contact the manager on +447725044835 or

Week 1 22 - 31 Mar 2017 FULLY BOOKED £75pppd
Week 2 01 - 08 Apr 2017 FULLY BOOKED £75pppd
Week 3 08 - 15 Apr 2017 FULLY BOOKED £75pppd
Weeks 1 & 2 22 Mar - 08 Apr 2017 FULLY BOOKED £75pppd
Weeks 2 & 3 01 - 15 Apr 2017 FULLY BOOKED £75pppd
Weeks 1, 2 & 3 22 Mar - 15 Apr 2017 FULLY BOOKED £75pppd


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