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IZZY ATKIN TAKES BRONZE

There’s a host of events taking place this weekend. The first GB success comes with Izzy Atkin on the podium.

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It’s started pretty well for GB Snowsport’s World Cup athletes this season.

Last weekend 16-year-old Zoe Atkin won the ski halfpipe event at Copper Mountain in Colorado.

  • GB’s Zoe Atkin Wins GoldThomas Gerken Schofield finished just off the podium in the dual moguls in Thaiwoo, China.
    Andrew Young picked up a top 10 place, finishing 8th in the 15km cross-country in Davos, Switzerland last weekend.

    And in alpine, Alex Tilley, is continuing her fine form, collecting more World Cup points.

    On Monday she clocked up her fourth top 30 this season, finishing 24th in the giant slalom in the French resort of Courchevel.

    Andrew Young and Alex Tilley are among the many British athletes in action over the next few days.

    As is Zoe Atkin’s older sister, Izzy, in the Ski Big Air in Atlanta.

    And she has made the podium.

    Isabel Atkin put down a cork 9 tail and a switch 9 mute in Atlanta on Saturday to take 3rd place.

    “Congratulations Izzy, a fantastic result to finish 2019!” said GB Snowsport.

    Andrew Young - 8th in Davos

    Andrew Young – 8th in Davos

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    We previewed the action ahead last Thursday, 19th December:

    Park & Pipe

    World Cup Big Air – Suntrust Park, Atlanta, Georgia (U.S) – 20th – 21st December 2019:

    The Suntrust Park Big Air is the first event of its kind to come to Atlanta.

    Event organisers expect to provide a taste of mountains and Olympic winter competition to 20,000 fans for each of the two days of competition.

    GB Competing Athletes:

    • Matt McCormick
    • Katie Ormerod
    • Billy Cockrell
    • Izzy Atkin

    Ski Cross

    FIS World Cup – Innichen (Italy) – 20th – 22nd December

    GB Competing Athletes:

    • Ollie Davies

    FIS Europa Cup – Val Thorens (France) – 18th & 20th December 2019:

    GB Competing Athletes:

    • Emma Peters
    • Alannah Lawrie
    • Claire Winthrop
    • Zoe Winthrop
    • Mathi Avent
    • Greg Baillie
    • Owen Johns
    • Richard Goldsworthy

    Snowboard Cross

    FIS World Cup – Cervinia (Italy) – 20th-22nd December 2019

    GB Competing Athletes:

    • Charlotte Bankes

    FIS Europa Cup – Isola 2000 – 19th – 21st December 2019

    GB Competing Athletes:

    • Maisie Potter
    • Kyle Wise
    • Brandon Cain
    • Bryn Nicholas
    • Huw Nightingale
    • Alex Kennedy

    Cross-Country

    FIS World Cup – Plancia (Slovenia) – 21st & 22nd December 2019:

    GB competing athletes:

    • Andrew Young (Sprint Free, Team Sprint Free)
    • James Clugnet (Sprint Free, Team Sprint Free)

    Schedule:

    • Saturday, 21. 12. 2019
11:00 Qualifications – Sprint free 
13:30 Finals – Sprint free
    • Sunday, 22. 12. 2019
09:00 Semi finals – Team sprint free
11:10 Finals – Team sprint free

    Alpine

    FIS Europa Cup – Kronplatz (Italy) – 21st December 2019:

    GB competing athletes:

    • Laurie Taylor (Slalom)
    • Robert Poth (Slalom)

    FIS World Cup – Val D’Isere (France) – 22nd December 2019:

    GB competing athletes:

    • Alex Tilley (Alpine combined)

    FIS World Cup – Alta Badia (Italy) – 22nd & 23rd December 2019:

    GB competing athletes:

    • Charlie Raposo (Giant Slalom & Parallel Giant Slalom)

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