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Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme 2011- In Two Minutes

Another great video from AAL Media Scotland, this time showing all the thrills and spills from Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme 2011 compressed in to 2 minutes.

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SportsCover Direct widens insurance offering - Private Healthcare UK

SportsCover Direct widens insurance offering - Private Healthcare UK -

SportsCover Direct widens insurance offering
Private Healthcare UK
It also now insures people travelling to take part in soap box racing and canoe polo competitions. There are very few activities that it will not cover, but it will not insure people involved in cage fighting, snow kiting or speed flying, ...

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Sports, leisure and travel insurance specialists SportsCover Direct have been offering cover for cartie racers via their SportsGuard product for some time now, following an enquiry made by the Scottish Cartie Association during the run up to the very first Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme in 2009. Although all events are normally required to have third party and employer liabilty cover, this explicitly excludes the competitors themselves who all sign disclaimers and take part at their own risk.

If you take part in soapbox racing and would like to find out more about what cover is available for you as an individual, go to their web site and have a look. And - if you go via the link on this page and subsequently decide to take out a policy, the SCA will get a tiny bit of commission too.

For more information on event and competitor insurance, see here.


Entries Open for Catterline Carties 2011

SCA Championship Points Available

Entry forms are now available for the 2011 Catterline Cartie Challenge. 12 teams from last year have taken advantage of their "early bird" option and have already put their names down, but there are - for the moment at least - still plenty of places left.

As well as being one of the highlights of the village year and an important part of the village gala, the  Catterline Cartie Challenge is now also part of the Scottish Cartie Association Championship. Teams will be coming from far and wide hoping to add to their championship points from Castle Forbes, Border Bogies and Cairngorm, and a good performance at Catterline will help secure their overall position.

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Cairngorm Soapbox - Last Places Going Fast

Last Places Going Fast - The last few places for Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme 2010 are being snapped up, so if you've not got your entry in yet make sure you do so quickly. Entries will close on Sunday 11th July 2010, so don't delay. It's really easy to sign up - just go to our sign up page and either print out and return the entry form or use the online sign up form. [Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme]

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Gravity Sidecar class will make first appearance at Cairngorm this year

If you've not yet got your entry in for Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme 2010 then don't delay, as there are only a few places left and entries will close this Sunday (11th July). With nearly twice as many teams as last year and a challenging new course, competition is likely to be fierce and unpredictable.The last few points for the SCA Championship will be up for grabs, and with only 1 point covering the top three carties there really is everything to race for.

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