Two podiums for Thomas Gerken Schofield at Freestyle Junior World Champs, GB Park and Pipe athletes dominate the BRITS and Delancey British Alpine Children’s Champs draw to an end in Tignes

World Junior Freestyle Championships

 

This week saw the start of the World Junior Freestyle Championships in Valmalenco, Italy where nineteen British athletes were in action. In the men’s moguls, Thomas Gerken Schofield topped off his hugely successful season taking two silver medals in the moguls and dual moguls. Thomas’ sister Makayla Gerken Schofield also did well taking 4th place in the moguls and 12th in the dual moguls. The other results were: Will Feneley 27th and 35th (duals), James Rose 32nd and 25th (duals), Sam Jones 33rd and 39th (duals).

 

In the Ski Slopestyle, Connie Brogden put down the best result of the British competitors, finishing in 12th place and in the men’s competition, Kyle Jenkins finished in 35th, with Tom Greenway in 40th and Justin Taylor Tipton in 43rd.

 

Today sees the men and ladies Ski Cross With Emma Peters and Ollie Davies in action fresh from their wins at The Brits. They will be joined by  Alannah Lawrie, Claire Winthrop, Zoe Winthrop, Finlay Davies, Matthew Ray and Laurence Willows.

 

The BRITS

 

GB Park and Pipe athletes have been dominating the British Snowboard and Freeski Champs (The BRITS), with podiums galore in Laax, Switzerland. For full daily reports from The BRITS visit www.the-brits.com

 

Delancey British Alpine Children’s Championships

 

The Delancey British National Alpine Children’s Championships wrap up today in Tignes, France. After a hugely successful Senior & Junior Championships the previous week, the younger athletes having been battling out for the British titles all week.

 

Full reports from the Delancey British National Alpine Championships can be found on the British Ski and Snowboard website – www.teambss.org.uk

 

World Rookie Tour

 

Action started this week at the World Rookie Finals in Zell am See/Kaprun where six GB Park and Pipe snowboarders have been in action. Amber Fennell and Luca Mai Lane Hopkins came 24th and 26th respectively in the ladies Slopestyle Qualifiers. The boys slopestyle qualification will take place today with the halfpipe competition on Saturday.  For more information visit www.worldrookietour.com

British Speed Skiing

 

British Speed Skiing star Jan Farrell returned from Vars, France where he clocked a time of 231 kmph and will now travel to Grandvalira, Andorra for the final Speed Skiing World Cup of the season. Action starts today and runs through to Sunday.

 

British Nordic

 

British Nordic skiers were in action at the Norwegian Championships in Gaalaa. Andrew Musgrave finished an impressive 7th in the Men’s 10km Free, and Andrew Young in 13th. Young then went on to finish 24th in the 50km Classic.

 

 

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