Recent Ski Results

Press release: 9 March 2015

First results at Alpine World Junior Championships, 5th for Jaz Taylor at Telemark World Cup and 4th for Woodsy in Czech Republic

Charlie Raposo has posted the best result so far for the Delancey British Alpine Ski Team at the Alpine World Junior Championships in Hafjell, Norway. Raposo came an excellent 17th place yesterday in the Men’s GS, but unfortunately Paul Henderson and Jack Gower both DNF’d – Paul DNF in the 1st run and Jack in the 2nd - and Max Baggio did not start the second run. For the women, Cara Brown finished 38th in the GS, with Alice MacAulay in 52nd. Both Darcie Mead and Anna Henderson DNF in the first run. Today it is the Men and Women’s Slalom. All the action from the 11-strong British squad can be followed on the @TeamBSS Twitter feed or on the FIS website – www.fis-ski.com

Following her bronze medal at the recent Telemark World Championships in Steamboat Springs, Jasmin Taylor took 5th place in the Sprint at the World Cup in Thyon, Switzerland and 10th place in the Classic. James French had the best men’s result, finishing 17th in the Classic and 21st in the Sprint. Fred Thomas was 23rd in the Sprint and Jasper Taylor 30th in the Classic. 

James ‘Woodsy’ Woods was competing in the ‘Excelent Soldiers’ competition in the Czech Republic, coming an excellent 4th place, missing out on a higher placing after just failing to land a triple. 

At the Cross Country World Cup in Lahti, Finland, Andrew Musgrave came 40th in yesterday’s 15km Classic, improving on his 46th place in Saturday’s Freestyle Sprint. Teammate Andrew Young took 69th place in both races. They will now both compete in the City Sprint in Drammen in Norway on Thursday – a classic Sprint race around the city church. 

Today is the start of ‘Spring Battle’, which takes place at Absolut Park in Flachau, Austria and sees Aimee Fuller riding in the Slopestyle competition. 

Tomorrow Ellie Koyander will continue her campaign to try and secure the overall Europa Cup Moguls title with the next competition in Jyvaskyla, Finland. 

This week sees Madi Rowlands and Molly Summerhayes make their World Cup debut  in the Ski Halfpipe World Cup in Tignes, which starts on Wednesday. Molly and Madi will compete alongside teammate Murray Buchan who will be looking for a result in the men’s competition. Then on Friday and Saturday, Isabel Atkin, Katie Summerhayes, Tyler Harding, Joe Hides and James Woods will all compete in the Ski Slopestyle World Cup in Silvaplana, Switzerland. 

Alex Tilley will compete in her final World Cup of the season in Are, Sweden, competing in the Giant Slalom on Friday and the Slalom on Saturday. Chemmy Alcott will take her spot in the Eurosport commentary box for this event too. 

The Ski Cross World Cup Finals in Megeve begin on Friday, where Liz Stevenson is competing for the Brits. 

It is also the final Cross Country World Cup in Oslo, with Andrew Musgrave competing in the 50km Freestyle on Saturday. 

And to round off the weekend, Lloyd and Elodie Wallace are also in action in the Airolo Aerials Europa Cup in Switzerland with competition on Saturday and Sunday.

 

To follow the British Ski and Snowboard Teams on Twitter:

@TeamBSS

@GBParkandPipe

@BritishNordic

@BritishSkiCross

@GBSBXTEAM

@GBAerialSki

@GBTelemark

@Britishspeedski

@gbrmasterski

 

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