About Us

The Snowsports Association of Ireland (formerly known as the Ski Association of Ireland) was formed in 1971 to promote the development of the growing sport of Skiing in Ireland and affiliated to the International Governing Body of the sport, namely Federation Internationale De Ski (FIS) and subsequently the Olympic movement through the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI).The Snowsports Association of Ireland has been affiliated to the Federation Internationale De Ski for more than twenty years and the Olympic Council of Ireland since 1997.

What does the SAI do?

The main object of the Snowsports Association of Ireland is to promote the sport of snowsports and assoicated winter sports.

  • Development of recreational and of National and International competition.
  • Developmnet and promotion of the sport both at Irish national and international level.
  • Make representations to Government Departments, Statutory bodies and other authorities in Ireland and abroad in the furtherance of these objectives.

Upcoming International Events

Trofeu Borrufa Andorra (Childrens International Races)  January 2018

FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships - Davos, Switzerland - February 2018

World Winter Olympic Games - PyeongChang, Korea - February 2018

World Snow Day - Janaury 2017

Trofeu Borrufa Andorra (Childrens International Races)  January2017

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships - St. Moritz, Switzerland - 12 to 19th February 2017

FIS Nordic World Championships - Lahti, Finland  22nd February to 5th March 2017

FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships - Are, Sweden - March 2017

FIS World Freestyle Chamionships - Sierra Nevada, Spain - March 2017





Latest News & Events

PyeongChang 2018 Snowsports Winter Olympic Team

Sunday, 04 February 2018

The 5 Snowsports athletes and their Support team have arrived in PyeongChang which allows them a full week to prepare for their events, train and acclimatise to conditions ahead of the opening ceremony on the 9th February. For each of these athletes, reaching the Winter Olympics is the culmination of an arduous four-year campaign. 3 of the athletes (2 Alpine and 1 Snowboard) received an International Olympic scholarship to enable them to reach this milestone in their Ski/Snowboard Career.

Kieran Norris achieves 1st place in France

Sunday, 04 February 2018

Kieran Norris achieved 1st place in SL in Combloux. This is a 3rd First Place for Kieran this season. Two in CIT Arnold Lunn World Cup races.


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  • Clifton House, Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin 2 
  • Phone: +353 1 6615200
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  • Email: info@snowsports.ie


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