25 March 2016

Delancey British Alpine Champs continue, Gower strikes gold in Sun Valley and The BRITS in Laax kick off next Sunday

Delancey British Alpine Ski Team

The Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships continue in Tignes after five sun-blessed days of racing. Today sees FIS Slalom World Cup Finalist Dave Ryding tackle the uvex Men’s National Championship Slalom and Alex Tilley is looking to get back to winning ways in the uvex Ladies’ National Championship GS sponsored.

The Senior and Junior Championships conclude on Sunday, followed by the action starting in the Delancey British National Alpine Children’s Championships on Monday. Under 16 and Under 14 athletes will tackle the Lognan race piste in pursuit of the British Champions’ titles, and the Under 12 and Under 10s will get invaluable racing experience in the minis races. All Delancey British National Alpine Championships news will be posted on www.teambss.org.uk and on Twitter @TeamBSS.

British Delancey Alpine Ski Team athlete Jack Gower clinched an amazing result at a FIS race in Sun Valley, part of the USA National Championships. Gower won the Super G, claiming 9 FIS points which will boost him up the world rankings when the next list is published later this month.

GB Park and Pipe

The BRITS, which is returning to Laax, Switzerland, takes place from 3rd to 10th April. GB Park and Pipe skiers and snowboarders will battle it out in four freestyle disciplines in Laax’s snow parks. Billy Morgan, Jamie Nicholls, Katie Ormerod, Katie Summerhayes, Murray Buchan and Madi Rowlands will join up and coming British athletes for a week for high octane action. To follow the action visit www.the-brits.com

British Ski Cross

This week saw six young British athletes competing at the World Junior Ski Cross Championships in Val Thorens. Against a strong international field, the athletes all put in competitive times, but didn’t quite make it through to finals. With Scottish athlete Scott Garvie and English Ski Cross Team members Luke Feneley, Will Wheeler, Laurence Willows, Emma Peters and Isobel Brown improving all the time, they will all now tackle the French National Championships on Saturday along with Jonathan Bingham and Matthew Ray. The team was supported by TASS for the World Junior Champs.

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