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The Eagle Has Landed

Eddie the Eagle will be visiting Chill Factore on the 24th July for a meet and greet

The former Olympian – real name Michael Edwards - shot to fame in 1988 when he became the first person to represent Great Britain in Winter Olympic ski jumping for 60 years. More recently, Eddie’s remarkable story hit the big screen in the eponymous film.

And now he is set to pay a visit to the UK’s longest indoor real snow slope, Chill Factore, at 11:30am on Sunday 24 July.

Eddie will do a Q&A with fans, before taking to the 180 metre slope alongside guests.

Morwenna Angove, CEO at Chill Factore, said: “Eddie the Eagle is synonymous with ski jumping, so naturally we’re thrilled to announce he will be joining us on the slope this July.

“While he may never have struck gold at the Olympics, it wasn’t through lack of effort, and we’re excited to hear his story before he takes to the slope.”

Chill Factore are offering fans the chance to part in this unique and exclusive event. A limited number of lift passes will go on sale on Friday 15th July at 11am.

Simply book a one hour lift pass for 12:30pm on Sunday 24th July and you will automatically be able to attend the fan Q&A and then hit the slopes with Eddie from 12:30pm for 45 minutes.

The Q&A with Eddie the Eagle STARTS at 11:30am - so please make sure you get here in plenty of time, you won't want to miss anything he has to say!

To book a lift pass click here

There are only a limited amount of spaces available, so make sure your ready to book.

Chill Factore does not guarantees that you will be able to meet Eddie the Eagle on the day, speak or have a picture taken with him.

The Q&A is for 30 minutes and not all guests will have the opportunity to ask Eddie a question.

In order to ski or snowboard with Eddie on Sunday 24th July 2016, you must be able to meet the minimum standard for recreational slope use. These are; control speed and direction, linked turns, stop and to use the button lift unassisted.

Chill Factore reserves the right to ask you to leave the slope if you are deemed unable to meet the minimum standards. You are required to sign a disclaimer form stating that you can ski/snowboard to this standard. If you are deemed by the Slope Patrol not to be of the required standard, you will be asked to leave the slope and no refund or transfer will be given. Their decision is final.

 

7/13/2016 1:43:05 PM

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