The 2023 edition of the Games, the largest global winter multi-sport event for student athletes, will see Lake Placid, USA, host more than 2,500 athletes from over 50 countries.
GB Snowsport are now inviting expressions of interest from British athletes in the following disciplines:
- Alpine Skiing (Slalom, GS, Super-G, Alpine Combined, Mixed Team Parallel)
- Cross Country
- Freestyle (Ski Cross, Big Air, Slopestyle)
- Nordic Combined
- Ski Jumping
- Snowboard (Snowboard Cross, Parallel GS, Parallel Slalom, Big Air, Slopestyle)
Eligibility criteria have been set out by BUCS and FISU; any athletes seeking to compete should ensure they meet all eligibility criteria before submitting a nominations. Competitors must also meet GB Snowsport’s Selection Criteria, which are set out in the GB Snowsport Selection Policy.
Athletes seeking to compete should ensure they meet all the required criteria before submitting an expression of interest
- Meet the BUCS Eligibility Criteria; and,
- Satisfy FIS Athlete Eligibility (athletes must be registered with FIS by their National Ski Association (GB Snowsport) and have “Active” status as defined in the FIS database which is published on the official website www.fis-ski.com); and,
- Meet or exceed the GB Snowsport Selection Policy in their relevant discipline.
Nominations should be sent via email to GB Snowsport Head of Talent, Mark Ritchie, on email@example.com
- Subject Line: WUGS23 and Nominee’s Initials (e.g., WUGS23 – MR)
- Active FIS Race Number
- Snowsports Discipline
- Contact Address plus email
- Education institution and course
- Coach and Club
- A short paragraph about yourself, including confirmation you would be fit to compete if the Games were starting immediately
Nominees satisfying the GB Snowsport selection process will be invited to make a formal self-nomination to BUCS. Please note that GB Snowsport nomination does not confirm selection, and that final team confirmation decisions rest with BUCS.
GB Snowsport is unable to provide funding towards the World University Games, with personal and coaching costs to be born by the athlete or contributed to by the home eudcation institute.
Header Image: Harris Booth competing at World University Games