December 21, 2010 Skiing
conditions on Burnham seafront 'better than the Alps'!
This week's heavy snowfall in Burnham-On-Sea has created
perfect cross-country skiing conditions along the town's seafront,
according to one resident.
Sara Cox-Conklin, who runs Burnham's Swim and Sports Academy,
strapped on her skis and found the
snow on The Esplanade is "better than the Alps."
spent several hours skiing along the seafront on Tuesday, as pictured,
and told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The powdery snow cover here
in Burnham today has been absolutely wonderful."
skied in most of Europe's top resorts and I can confidently say
that the conditions today are better than many top resorts in
never thought I'd be able to ski in Burnham, but the flatness
of The Esplanade makes it ideal for cross-country skiing. This
has been a wonderful Christmas present!"
who regularly competes in the World Masters Cross-Country Skiing
7k series and has been the UK's second-ranked women skier, revels
in the icy conditions and hopes the cold snap will last a bit
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