The Irish Interski Team for Pamporovo 2019 is announced..
After running a highly successful selection event last weekend in St. Gervais, France we are delighted to be able to announce the full team that will represent Ireland at the Interski Congress in Pamporovo, Bulgaria, March 2019.
The full team will comprise of over 20 delegates, the largest team ever to represent Ireland at Interski and a reflection of the growth of the Irish Association of Snowsports Instructors and the passion and enthusiasm of it's members who are willing to give up their time and spend their own money for the benefit of Irish Snowsports.
The team is made up of three sub teams; Demo Team, Delivery Team and Research Team.
The Demo Team members are; Jamie Kagan (Head Coach), Fede Sollini (Assistant Coach), Shona Tate, Jordan Revah, Chris Oldaker, Andy Bennett, Lee Wright, Phil Brown, Ali Smith and Mark Shaxted. And the Demo Team reserves are JP McCarthy and Dan Gillespie.
The Delivery Team members are; Derek Tate, Pete Gillespie, Chris Oldaker, Ali Smith and Warren Smith. They will be responsible for delivering the on snow workshops and the off snow lectures and will be supported by the Demo Team members during the on snow workshops.
The Research Team members are, Sara Jones, Cazz George, Simon Munro, Ken Baynes and Conor Stakelum. They will lead the way in reporting back from workshops and lectures presented by other nations and will compile articles for the wider membership.
To view the full team click here.
We are extremely grateful to the support the team is receiving from all our sponsors including Rossignol and Columbia. You can view all our sponsors by clicking here. There are still some sponsorship opportunities available so if you would like to get your brand associated with the team please get in touch. Click here for more info.
Having had such a successful event in Ushuaia, Argentina 2015 at the last Interski Congress we are very excited about the forthcoming event in Bulgaria where we will continue with our mission of Learn it, Love it, Live it with the focus on learning from other nations and their delegates and sharing this information with not just the IASI membership but the wider snowsports community as well through our social media coverage. The Irish Interski Team website also a very comprehensive archive of past interski congresses.
Our hashtag for Interski 2019 is #beingfreetoski
Here are a few more photos from our selection event;