In what is shaping up to be a busy season for the GB Park and Pipe snowboarders, Katie Ormerod, Aimee Fuller, Billy Morgan, Rowan Coultas and Jamie Nicholls head to Moenchengladbach, Germany for the next Big Air World Cup, the second of three Big Air World Cups which form part of a City Big Air ‘Super Series’. Katie Ormerod will be looking to match her third place finish in last weekend’s Big Air World Cup and Olympic test event in Alpensia, Korea.
The British Nordic Team are also in World Cup action this weekend with Andrew Musgrave looking to capitalise on his brilliant start to the season after his top 10 finish in last weekend’s 15km Classic in the Ruka World Cup. He will be joined by teammate Andrew Young at the Lillehammer World Cup, where the schedule starts with the xxx this Friday with the Sprint Classic, followed by the 10km (Men) and 5km (Women) Freestyle and finishing off with the 10km (Women) and 15km Classic and overall races. Cross Country Performance Squad athlete James Clugnet, and Senior Squad athlete Sam Cairns will be competing at the 15km Classic FIS race tomorrow in Premanon-Les Tuffes.
For the British Delancey Alpine Team, it is a weekend of Europa Cup, FIS and CIT races.
Following the Levi Slalom Europa Cup races this week where Charlie Raposo finished in 45th in the first Slalom, Raposo and Nick Moynihan will be competing in the GS Europa Cup in Gaellivare, Sweden. The first race is Saturday with the second GS on Sunday.
Charlie Guest is in Trysill, Norway competing in the Europa Cup Slalom. The two Slalom races take place on Monday and Tuesday.
Other Delancey Alpine Team athletes in action include Billy Major, Laurie Taylor and Fraser Middleton in the Haus im Ennstal FIS GS races, which take place today and tomorrow. Taylor will hope to continue his form, after his 4th place finish in the PassThurn FIS Slalom race on Thursday. Nicole Ritchie and Alice Macaulay are in Val Thorens competing in the FIS GS races, and CIT Slalom races Ella Still, Jess Anderson, Abi Bruce and Olivia Ward are in Pass Thurn competing in two FIS Slalom races on Saturday and Sunday.
Britain’s top Aerials athlete,
Lloyd Wallace is currently in Ruka at the Europa Cup opener of the season.
He is competing this afternoon with another competition tomorrow.
This week in the Pitztal Ladies Europa Cup Zoe Gillings-Brier finished 15th in yesterday’s race and will race again today.
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