Last year Dave Ryding defended his National Slalom title and will undoubtedly be looking to do the same this year. Fellow Olympian Laurie Taylor will be nipping at the British number 1’s heels, along with a host of other racers competing in the Europa Cup. Our top female athletes also performed well in 2017, with the likes of Charlie Guest and Alex Tilley finishing the season off strongly, will they do the same this year after returning from the Olympics?
As well as the seniors, junior riders get a chance to compete in a professional race at the Championships, with the Junior Championships taking place the following week in the same resort, the perfect opportunity for young athletes the chance to watch their
The Ski Club has long supported the British Alpine Championships having organised the first ever National championships to include Alpine events in Wengen in 1921. The support continues today with the Ski Club of Great Britain Challenge Cup, which is awarded to the winners of the Male and Female winners of the Giant Slalom event at the Championships.
After such a monumental year for British Ski and Snowboard, the Championships serve as a homecoming for returning athletes as the whole racing community comes together not only to compete but also to celebrate the sport.
If you’re in the Espace Killy at the end of March, head over to Val Claret to watch the racing!
More information can be found on the British Ski and Snowboard website.
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