THE BRITS 2016 Shapes Up To Be The Best In Its 26 Year History

Book Packages To The 2016 British Championships Before It’s Too Late!

The BRITS is heading back to LAAX, Switzerland at the beginning of April for the most eagerly-awaited British Championships ever. Such is the quality of LAAX’s freestyle snow parks that Team GB will be there in force with some of the best riders on the planet, including Olympians Billy Morgan, Jamie Nicholls, Katie Ormerod, Katie Summerhayes, Murray Buchan and recent Youth Olympics Halfpipe Gold Medallist, Madi Rowlands.

The BRITS 2016 runs Sunday 3rd – Sunday 10th April with the country’s top snowboarders and freeskiers competing across 4 freestyle disciplines:

                                                Snowboard Championships         Freeski Championships

Monday 4th                         Open Practise                                    Open Practise

Tuesday 5th                         SLOPESTYLE                                        SKI CROSS

Wednesday 6th                  Snowboard Cross                      Slopestyle

Thursday 7th                       Halfpipe                                             Bangers & Cash Rail Jam

Friday 8th                              Bangers & Cash Rail Jam        Halfpipe

Saturday 9th                        Bad Weather Day                             Bad Weather Day

 

With the increased hype around the event, accommodation is going fast and any last minute deliberators are encouraged to book now to avoid disappointment. By way of apartments there is the stylish rocksresort with bathrooms that turn into steam rooms at the flick of a switch… nice, plus the brand new and none-too-shabby Peaks Place with swimming pool and wellness centre. If you’re looking for hotels, then the signina is the place for those wanting some 4 star treatment complete with spa, and for those on a budget and a keen eye for style there is the ever-popular Riders Palace.

Swiss International Air Lines fly from all over the UK, and with FREE ski/snowboard carriage they offer very competitive rates. Zurich is the closest airport providing direct routes from London City & Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester and connection flights from Newcastle, Exeter, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Belfast and more 

Transfer options from multiple airports include the uber-efficient Swiss Travel Ticket which from Zurich takes you by train around the beautiful lakes to a connected bus service onto LAAX. Passes cost CHF141 and children under the age of 16 travel free of charge when accompanied by a paying adult. Alternatively, you can take the Airport Shuttle coach direct. 

Entry to the British Championships is open to all British passports holders, and covers 5 age categories. For those wishing to compete, please pre-register online to save £5 in resort.

For further information, head to www.the-brits.com or use the direct links below:

Accommodation - www.the-brits.com/laax/accommodation

Swiss International Air Lines – www.swiss.com

Swiss Travel System - www.swisstravelsystem.com/en/passes/swiss-transfer-ticket.html

Airport Shuttle – www.laax.com/nc/en/resort-info/getting-there-transport/airport-shuttle/

Competition Registration - www.the-brits.com/championships/registration

The BRITS would not be possible without its highly supportive Partners: LAAX, Swiss International Airlines, Swiss Travel System, Switzerland Tourism and British Ski & Snowboard (BSS). 


Further Information on LAAX’s Incredible Snow Parks

Boasting 90 obstacles across 4 snowparks, all meticulously maintained by a 19 strong shaping crew, it’s no wonder many consider LAAX to be the finest freestyle resort in the world, catering for pros and beginners alike.

 

Snowpark Curnius                   Pro Line (6 Jumps, 5 Jibs) + P60 (around 40 Jibs, 3-4 Jumps and Hips)

Snowpark Ils Plauns                Medium Line (6 Jumps, 5 Jibs)

Snowpark Beginner                Jumps and Jibs

Snowpark NoName                Superpipe & Minipipe, Jibs and Jumps

Bagjump                                      Huge Air Bag

 

 

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