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Report - Sheffield Ski Village - August 2015

BrainL

28DL Regular User
Regular User
#1
The Visit
Visited with @Bigian88 while we were close by.. not much I can say about this place, its totally destroyed although for some strange reason I really enjoyed wandering about there :)

The History
Sheffield Ski Village was an artificial ski slope complex in the Parkwood Springs area of Sheffield, England until destroyed by fire in 2012. It was believed to be the largest artificial ski resort in Europe with a sports shop, bar, restaurant and a range of slopes which include a Snowflex nursery slope, a dendix recreational slope and a freestyle park consisting of a half pipe, hip jump, kicker, a quarter pipe and various grind rails. The Sheffield Ski Village was also one of the main training grounds for the Yorkshire Freestyle Squad and many professional freestyle skiers.

Since the initial fire, the site has remained closed to the public aside from a brief attempt by the Sharks Ski Club to hold sessions in May 2012, which were stopped when the ski lift motors and power ancillaries were stolen. The site has stood derelict and has been blighted by significant fly tipping, theft and vandalism ever since.

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Will Knot

28DL Regular User
Regular User
#5
some nice shots there mate, We went last year, we climbed the hill only to see that pikey's had taken root near @Will Knot 's bat mobile, so straight back down we went, I've never seen him run so fast as he did that day :D
Yeah, not very often will you get me running mate :thumbShould have got a pic dude :D
 

Choo Choo m8ty

Mr Reality Hacker
Regular User
#7
Woa do i smell an epic skateboard park or bmx skills lol. Looks like some nice slopes etc once cleared a bit.
 

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