British Ski and Snowboard are excited to announce the British team selected for the FIS Junior Freestyle World Ski Championships, which take place from 22nd March to 2 April 2015 in Valmalenco, Italy.
In what will be one of the strongest teams Great Britain has taken to a Junior Freestyle World Championships, seventeen athletes will travel to Italy across five disciplines – Ski Cross, Moguls, Aerials, Ski Halfpipe and Ski Slopestyle.
In Ski Cross, Scott Garvie (18, Aberdeenshire), Laurence Willows (18, Kent), Sam Allen (20, Warwickshire) and Will Wheeler (17, Hampshire) will compete in the men’s competition with Emma Peters (17, Sunderland) coming off the back of her best ever result in a Europa Cup to represent the women.
After his 11th place in the World Cup finals at the weekend, Lloyd Wallace (20, Wiltshire) will be joined by sister Elodie Wallace (17, Wiltshire) to compete in Aerials. And in Moguls, Will Feneley (15, Norfolk), Sam Houston (18, Rotherham) and Liam Keyes (19, Derbyshire) will battle it out in the men’s competition.
Molly Summerhayes (17, Sheffield) and Madi Rowlands (14, Kent) will compete in both the Ski Halfpipe and Ski Slopestyle. The other Ski Slopestyle competitors are Cal Sandieson (16, Glasgow), Mike Rowlands (17. Kent), Chris McCormick (Glasgow) and Monty Wright (17, Kent), with Sam Gaskin (14, Kent) representing the men in the Ski Halfpipe.
A full schedule can be found on the FIS website – www.fis-ski.com and follow the results of the British riders on the @TeamBSS Twitter feed.
British Team for the FIS Junior Freestyle World Ski Championships:
Scott Garvie, 18, Aberdeenshire
Laurence Willows, 18, Kent
Sam Allen, 20, Warwickshire
Will Wheeler, 17, Hampshire
Emma Peters, 17, Sunderland
Will Feneley, 15, Norfolk
Sam Houston, 18, Rotherham
Liam Keyes, 19, Derbyshire
Lloyd Wallace, 20, Wiltshire
Elodie Wallace, 17, Wiltshire
Sam Gaskin, 14, Kent
Molly Summerhayes (and Ski Slopestyle), 17, Sheffield
Madi Rowlands (and Ski Slopestyle), 14, Kent
Cal Sandieson, 16, Glasgow
Mike Rowlands, 17, Kent
Chris McCormick, Glasgow
Monty Wright, 17, Kent
Molly Summerhayes , 17, Sheffield
Madi Rowlands, 14, Kent