Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Just got back from France   Leave a comment

I’ve had another great season toing and froing between the UK and France trying to do as many comps as possible as well as skiing with the Freestyle Club in Les Deux Alpes. Found it hard this year because I have had to keep returning to school for the odd week so it’s been really […]

Posted April 14, 2014 by samski in General

Delivery of my new 2014 Puzzle Pro Elan Skis   Leave a comment

Thanks to Keith Evans the UK distributor for Elan skis, just taken delivery of my 2014 Puzzle Pros

Posted January 6, 2014 by samski in General

1st in the U16’s at the Air Attack 4, Snowtrax   Leave a comment

I really enjoy the Snowtrax site in Christchurch, felt really on it all night and stomped some great tricks, the atmosphere was great and I was stoked to take first in the U16’s taking home a £75 voucher.

Posted January 6, 2014 by samski in General

New sponsor Rubix Kangaroo   Leave a comment

Thanks to George and the Rubix Kangaroo team for taking me on as one of their team riders, got my “stash pack” recently that was full of totally awesome stuff, check out their website everyone must have an RK onesie!

Posted November 20, 2012 by samski in General

England Schools Senior Race Squad Selection 2012 / 2013   Leave a comment

            Just had notification from my school that I have been selected to represent England Schools Senior Race Squad, off to Norway in February for training.   My team, Eltham A, won the U14 boys category at the recent finals in Norwich.  Two of my team mates, Richard Trew and Diaco […]

Posted October 25, 2012 by samski247 in General

Back Yard Jib   Leave a comment

              Here’s my very own Back Yard Jib, it’s truly awesome, just working on some more features, a massive thanks to Dad for sorting it all and Tony and Paul for building it, Mum for allowing the trees to be cut down, Polytan for supplying the matting and Carl […]

Posted October 25, 2012 by samski247 in General

Farmers Jam 2012 Norwich   Leave a comment

              got 1st in the U14s Big Air at the Farmers Jam in Norwich and 4th in slopestyle, a great weekend.  Here’s the podium shot for Big Air with Kyle Wood in 2nd and  Will Fennelly in 3rd

Posted October 25, 2012 by samski247 in General

New 2013 Puzzle Pro Skis from Elan GB   Leave a comment

Just taken delivery of my new 2013 Elan Puzzle Pro freestyle skis, thanks to Keith Evans of Elan GB for supporting me, can’t wait to use them in the Kumi Yama 2012 in Les Deux Alpes.

Posted May 24, 2012 by samski in General

Air Attack Competition   Leave a comment

Posted May 24, 2012 by samski in General

Snowtrax Jam   Leave a comment

Travelled to Chrsitchurch yesterday to take part in the Snowtrax Jam, the new surface was a bit slow but everyone got used to it, I felt good all night and landed some sweet 7’s and a few switch tricks.  Great to be riding with Haydn and Ethan as I haven’t seen them since the Brits.   Madi […]

Posted April 29, 2012 by samski in General

Back in the UK   Leave a comment

Now back in the UK after my season in Les Deux Alpes.  I had a great time skiing with all the guys and girls! from Smithys, Smokeys and the Polar Bear Pub.   My racing definitely improved skiing with the ESF race squad and my freestyle reached another level for me, the big jumps don’t scare […]

Posted April 23, 2012 by samski in General

The Brits 2012 – Laax, Switzerland   Leave a comment

On 18th March we drove from Les Deux Alpes to Laax in Switzerland for the British Freestyle Championships.  I was really excited as it would be my first time competing in the Brits.   It’s an awesome place, the apartment was great.   The weather on the first day wasn’t great but I still headed up for […]

Posted March 29, 2012 by samski in General

Trip to Austria with ESSkiA   Leave a comment

Just got back from Pitztal with the England Schools Squad, had a great time, got 3rd in GS, 3rd in slalom and 3rd overall. Beaten by the Leo and Harry.  Got put in the top group with Ben Porter as our coach, felt that all the skiing i had been doing in France paid off and […]

Posted March 12, 2012 by samski in General

Back in the UK before heading off to Austria   Leave a comment

Back in the UK as just about to go off to Pitztal in Austria with the England Schools Squad

Posted March 7, 2012 by samski in General

First 720 in the bag   Leave a comment

Had a great day today, got up and it had snowed overnight, conditions looked rubbish but my Mum and i decided to head up glad we did because the park was awesome and i had it to myself almost. Decided to just ride the biggest kicker next to the drag, stomped 4 540’s so with […]

Posted January 28, 2012 by samski247 in General

Here’s looking at 4 months on the slopes   3 comments

Arrived in L2A on 27th December with 16 weeks skiing ahead of me, weird feeling. Can’t thank my school enough for giving me this opportunity, although it’s not all skiing I have got to fit some study in too. Joined my ESF Race Group had the standard “Roast Beef” chants but they seem to be […]

Posted January 12, 2012 by samski247 in General

Mini Brits freestyle 2011   Leave a comment

On 24th September i went to Castleford for the mini brits freestyle competition. I had to get up at 4:30AM registration was at 8:00AM. We were allowed on the ski slope at 9:00AM for practice on the rails and boxes. Our first rail run was at 9:00AM. I was the fourth one to go down […]

Posted September 26, 2011 by samski247 in Freestyle, General

Off to the England Schools National Finals again   Leave a comment

On Sunday 18th September Eltham College competed in the Southern Regional England Schools National Qualifers, we put in two teams an U12 and U14, the U12 team of Diaco Abrishami, Brett Morton, Ata Suleyman and Dillon Robertson did really well and came 2nd, the U14’s of Alessandro Codogno, Richard Trew, Yatin Tanna and me won […]

Posted September 22, 2011 by samski247 in General

Summer freestyle Park L2A   Leave a comment

Had a great time this summer in L2A as i was out there for 7 weeks!! Skied 2 weeks race training and then hit the snow park with MJ Rowlands for the next 5 weeks. Had a great time, learnt lots of new rails and boxes and managed to hit the second biggest kicker in […]

Posted September 13, 2011 by samski247 in Freestyle, General

LSERSA series champion 2011   1 comment

Last Saturday I travelled to Welwyn Garden city for the final race of the LSERSA series. There are 5 races in the series and for me to to win the series I had to win the last race as I was tied with another racer. I was out first in the running order and put […]

Posted September 13, 2011 by samski247 in General, Racing

Yeah – My own Website   1 comment

Hurrah – I’ve now got my very own, personal website and blog! I hope you like it

Posted June 15, 2011 by samski in General

Had a great time shredding powder   1 comment

At Easter 2010, I was lucky enough to ski in mountains of powder in L2A and Chris Mather took some awesome photos!

Posted April 4, 2010 by samski in Freestyle, General