The 2017/18 campaign has been a long and busy one, and while it is nearing its end, World Cups which got underway earlier in the week continue today with more competition across the weekend.

British Ski & Snowboard athletes are set to feature across Europe in alpine, cross country, freestyle, telemark and speed skiing along with snowboard action as well.

FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup – Friday 16 March – Seiser Alm ITA
Two of British skiing’s leading lights will be in action today when the ski slopestyle World Cup season reaches its conclusion in Italy.

Olympic bronze medallist Izzy Atkin and perennial contender James Woods are in action today after both won through qualifying on Wednesday.

Atkin is in an eight-strong final while Woods is up against 15 others in the men’s event.

For Atkin, 19, it is her first competition since standing on the PyeongChang podium while Woods is hoping to cap an impressive season which started with World Cup victory in New Zealand back in August.

Weather permitting, finals are set to get underway at 10:30am GMT with live scoring available at https://data.fis-ski.com/freestyle-skiing/live-timing.html

FIS Snowboard World Cup – Friday 16 & Saturday 17 March – Seiser Alm ITA
Thursday’s qualifying was cancelled due to extreme weather in Seiser Alm however organisers are hopeful of getting snowboard slopestyle qualifying underway on Friday following the ski slopestyle finals where a trio of British riders are gearing up for their World Cup debuts.

Fin Bremner was set to make his first World Cup appearance at Laax in January however that event was also affected by the weather and eventually cancelled.

A little over 12 months ago Billy Cockrell was selected for the Junior World Championships and enters this event with a sole Europa Cup appearance to his credit last year.

Raymond Prentice celebrated his 19th birthday earlier this week and enters the event on the back of a top five finish in a FIS big air event last month, ironically held on the same day Billy Morgan won his Olympic big air bronze medal.

Should conditions allow qualifying to proceed today, the final is expected to proceed on Saturday.

Live scoring from today’s heats will be available from 1:10pm at https://fis.live-scoring.net/7231.

FIS Cross Country World Cup – Friday 16 to Sunday 18 March – Falun SWE
Andrew Musgrave heads up a team of four British Nordic Cross Country Ski Team members taking on the World Cup Finals in Falun over the next three days.

Musgrave is joined by fellow Olympians Andrew Young and Callum Smith along with young gun James Clugnet in Sweden.

Today will see the quartet contest the sprint before tomorrow’s 15km classic. Saturday will conclude the mini tour with a 15km free pursuit.

Musgrave is Britain’s leading light entering this weekend with a host of top 10 finishes this season including a podium during the Tour de Ski and a pair of seventh places in the Olympic skiathlon and last weekend’s 50km free race in Norway.

Live timing for all events is available at https://data.fis-ski.com/cross-country/live-timing.html and finals will be broadcast on Eurosport UK or Eurosport Player.

 

FIS Alpine World Cup – Sunday 18 March – Are SWE
Britain’s leading alpine skier Dave Ryding will appear at the World Cup Finals in Are, Sweden on Sunday, looking to make a final mark on his international season.

The 31-year-old has reached the top 10 at World Cup level five times already in this campaign and earned two top 10 appearances at the PyeongChang Olympics in slalom and the alpine team event.

He will be in action at the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships in Tignes at the end of the month but will have high hopes to finish the season strongly in Are.

Ryding’s best slalom finish this season is sixth at Madonna di Campiglio before Christmas while he also finished fourth place at the City event in Oslo on New Year’s Day.

Sunday’s first run will be at 9:45am GMT followed by the second run at 12:30pm. Live timing will be available at http://live.fis-ski.com/liveal0053.htm with coverage on Eurosport UK or Eurosport Player

FIS Telemark World Cup – Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 March – Rjuken NOR
Jasmin Taylor continues to chase more World Cup glory over the next two days with the conclusion of four World Cup races in Rjuken, Norway.

This week’s events are in the county of Telemark, the birthplace of telemark skiing.

On Wednesday, Taylor was fifth in the sprint and yesterday she was unable to proceed past the round of 16 in the parallel sprint. She has further opportunities today (parallel sprint) and tomorrow (sprint) to add to her 11 podiums so far this season.

Robert Houstoun, competing at his first World Cup in two years, was 37th in Wednesday’s sprint but didn’t qualify for the knockout phase of yesterday’s parallel sprint.

The Telemark World Cup is streamed online at https://livestream.com/TeleHo/events/7950607.

 

FIS Speed Skiing World Cup – Friday 16 & Saturday 17 March – Idre Fjäll SWE
Jan Farrell earned his first World Cup Speed 1 podium this month and he is out for more this weekend.

Having earned third place in one of three World Cups in Canada earlier this month, Farrell will be targeting more medals, starting today.

World Cup events are scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Sweden before the final races of 2017/18 in Andorra next month.

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