• If Snowflex® had been available 12 years ago, I would have not bothered with snow. This is fantastic.
    – Cor Mollin, Proprietor of the Belgian Indoor Snow Centres
  • I can see it's better just looking out of my window because people are learning quicker.
    – John Fleetham
    former Managing Director of Sheffield Ski Village
  • Snowflex has changed the future of the ski, and snowboard industry forever.
    – Drew Sherwood
    General Manager, Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, Lynchburg, VA
  • Snowflex is a great place for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. It provides and safe and fun environment that is extremely affordable.
    – Drew Sherwood
    General Manager, Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, Lynchburg, VA
  • A final note to all would be developers, build a slope like this and people will visit - it's really that simple
    – Russ Shea, Document Snowboard
  • for the first time we have a safe, clean surface that people will come back to time and time again.
    – John Shedden
    Director of Coaching for the English Ski Council
  • The repeat business has been unbelievable, tasters develop to plough II, plough II's develop to plough III and they develop up to basic swings and even parallels, on a nursery slope!
    – Steve Foulkes - Director Rossendale Ski Centre
  • The key to the future of snowboarding is Snowflex. I mean you just wouldn’t dream of doing some of the things they are doing without Snowflex.
    – Adrian Cairns
    Photographer and Snowsports writer
  • "Thank you Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre for the good times today. Can't wait to come back!!!"
    – Louie Vito
    American professional snowboarder, Olympian, Winter X Games and U.S. Grand Prix Champion.
  • That's the brilliant thing about it, there is so much scope to give people different experiences.
    – John Larkin
    Founder & Ex-Chairman Kendal Ski Club
  • We are very happy with our Snowflex summer tubing hill. It is attracting visitors from across the country!
    – Trueman E. Hoffmeister
    Center Director
    Snow Mountain Ranch, YMCA of the Rockies
  • The Snowflex tubing Hill is a lot of fun! Everyone we've had visit, has left with a smile on their face.

    We are extremely pleased with the outcome.
    – Craig Combs
    Owner Wolfe Mountain Tubing Slope, Branson, Missouri, USA


New Snowflex® Slope announced for China

Following the installation of a Snowflex®  training slope at Vankoo in Shanghai earlier this year, Briton Engineering Developments Ltd is pleased to announce that the first major Snowflex® slope is to be built at Global Harbor, Shanghai, China in association with Shanghai Vankoo Sports Management Co.Ltd,


Global Harbor will add the major attraction of the year round Snowflex® snowsports slope in the coming months Upon completion, the synthetic snowsports slope will be the first major project in China surfaced with the award winning Snowflex® surface system.


Global Harbor Snowflex® slope render


The idea of building a snow-free ski slope in Global Harbour began a year ago when Briton’s representative Lin Lin of XEdge and his team of architects investigated several ways Global harbour could increase its attractiveness to the shopping public in Shanghai. In addition to giving the public more recreational opportunities, the slope will also help establish skiing and snowboarding as a mainstream sporting activity in line with the Chinese government’s desire to get 300 million people into the sport in readiness for the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022.


The snowsports area will consist of a combined main and nursery snowsports slope. Although relatively compact, the snowsports area is designed to cater for all skill levels from “nervous novices” through to “extreme experts” and will hold regular freestyle events to further promote snowsports in China. The beginner’s area will also be designed to accommodate tubing.


Construction is due to begin early October 2018 with an anticipated grand opening the first week of November 2018. The Snowflex® slope will be managed and operated by Shanghai Vankoo Sports Management Co.Ltd.



Scenes like this will soon be commonplace in Global Harbor, Shanghai.


Terry Di Stasi, Briton’s Director of Business Development, said that Briton was thrilled to be part of the move to bring and develop snowsports in China adding that such a prestigious Snowflex® development would undoubtedly add to Global Harbor’s appeal to the residents of Shanghai. Di Stasi added that this major project would also be seen as a prominent showroom for Snowflex® throughout China.


For more information about Snowflex® recent projects please visit www.snowflex.com/news/  


Notes to editors

  • Briton Engineering Developments is the inventor and sole manufacturer of the award winning Snowflex® snowsports surface system. Briton has been involved in over 250 snowsports projects in the UK and internationally.


  • Briton Engineering Developments Ltd is a unique in the world “Design & Build” company dedicated to creating 365 days a year snowsports facilities.


  • With 40 years’ experience in urban snowsports market, Briton Engineering Developments Ltd is the only company in the world to operate a full design and build service, which includes the award winning Snowflex® surface system.


  • For more information about the award winning Snowflex® surface system please visit Briton’s website www.snowflex.com


  • Any enquiries about the Briton Engineering Developments Ltd’s products and services please contact info@snowflex.com or call Terry Di Stasi, Director of Business Development on


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