Saudi Arabia Building Largest Indoor Snow Centre Outside China And Seeks Olympic-Standard Skiers

Saudi Arabia has announced that it is hoping to find ski and snowboard competitors to represent the kingdom at next winter’s 2022 Olympics in Beijing. The country is also set to become home to the fourth largest indoor snow centre in the world, and the largest outside China, next year. The Saudi Winter Sports Federation has been placing adverts seeking

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Snow Abu Dhabi Nearing Completion

What is being billed as “one of the world’s largest snow parks” is due to open “later this year” as part of a giant new mall complex in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, the people behind it say. Construction of the massive USD $1.2billon Reem Mall retail project and surrounding transport link upgrades are reported to be currently

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US Indoor Snow Centre Could Be First of Many

Alpine-X, the company behind the planned $225m Fairfax Peak indoor snow centre due to be built in Virginia, say they intend it to be one of many indoor snow centres they plan to build across North America over the coming years. When the Fairfax Peak proposals were first announced several years ago the company said they were planning at least

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The World’s Longest Indoor Snow Slopes

Over the 30+ years that there have been indoor snow centres there has been a battle to have the country’s, continent’s or world’s longest indoor snow slope. Some say we shouldn’t be so obsessed with the slope’s length, they say as big, sometimes a bigger concern is the width of the slope, or whether there are several slopes. They argue

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Mini Host Jamaican Bobsleigh Team on Indoor Snow

With lockdown hampering traditional training techniques, the Jamaican Bobsleigh Team have had to get creative and take their rigorous regime to the slopes with a MINI Convertible. The team, including sled pilot Shanwayne Stephens, 30, Dy’Neal Fe’ssal, 28, and Matthew Wilson, 30, have taken their training to another level and hit the UK’s largest indoor slope at The Snow Centre,

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