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