what promises to be one of the Sickest comps of the year in the UKĀ  is almost upon us, thanks to the boys at Unity Productions.

The Summer Heat Railbattle presented by SNO!zone represents a new era in UK freeski competitions. Held on Saturday 15th August at SNO!zone Castleford the Jam format rail battle is open to all skiers with three categories for men, women and kid's (under 16).

SNO!zone Castleford are renowned for creating the finest competition setups and the course for this comp is one of the most imaginative yet designed for a UK indoor freeski session, just check out the proposed set-up below, and you'll see what we mean! There will be the variation needed for all tricks from simple and stylish to the most technical and innovative.

The like of Armada, UK Tall Tees and countless others will be on site showing off their 09/10 range of products as well as awarding the winners with a multitude of sick product prizes.

The SNO!bar will host the prize giving and afterparty until late. With photo and video displays from the leading UK photographers and filmers as well as live reggae DJs.

Riders must pre-register online before 9th August, so check out www.railbattle.co.uk for more details. Here at SkiUnion, we'll be heading up to check out the action...and bring you the all the news on what goes down.