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Some News and Results about LSERSA skiers in the 2003/04 Snow Races

These are in reverse chronological order of event. At the end is a list of Regional Skiers in National Squads together with links to their FIS pages where appropriate.


Ed Drake 8 July - Ed Drake has been selected for the 2004/2005 British Land Alpine Junior Ski Team. He is also a member of the England 'A' Team for 2004/05.
Ed's account of his 2003/04 season - written in May - published on 8th July on the Ski Club of Great Britain web site.

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The English Alpine Ski Championships - 11-16 April in Puy St. Vincent, France
Click on above link for full results.
Ed Drake was first Briton in the Super-G.
Helena Bray was third English Girl in the Giant Slalom.
Ed Drake was first Briton in the Giant Slalom.
Alessia Thomas-Jackson, Charlotte Jesse and Emily Evans were first, second and third in the First Minis Giant Slalom, with two other LSERSA skiers also in the top six.
Thomas Kirton won the First Minis Giant Slalom Boys' race.
Jemima Barnes was second British Girl in the Slalom.
Ed Drake was first Briton (and second overall) in the Slalom, thus confiming him as undisputed Overall English Champion.
Peter Bruton was second in the Children Slalom.
Alessia Thomas-Jackson won the second (Championship) Minis Giant Slalom.
Thomas Kirton won the equivalent Boys' race.
 

The British Junior & Children's Ski Championships - 4-9 April in Meribel, France
Click on above link for full results and Press Releases.
Luke Laidlaw was 3rd in the Children 1 category (4th overall) in the first Children's Slalom.
Amanda Alldridge was 1st Children 1 (1st overall) and Alexandra Emerton was 1st Children 2 (2nd overall) in the first Children's Giant Slalom.
Aaron Tipping was 1st Children 2 (2nd overall) in the first Children's Giant Slalom.
Amanda Alldridge was 3rd Children 1 (3rd overall) in the second Children's Giant Slalom.
Aaron Tipping was 1st Children 2 (3rd overall) and Peter Bruton was 2nd Children 2 (4th overall) in the second Children's Giant Slalom.
Alexandra Emerton was 3rd Children 2 (3rd overall) in the Children's Super-G.
Aaron Tipping was 1st Children 2 (1st overall) in the Children's Super-G.
Alessia Thomas-Jackson won the Mini Giant Slalom.
Giulia Harte won the Micro Mini Giant Slalom.
Daniel Poth won the Micro Mini Giant Slalom.
Jean White was 3rd Briton (9th overall) in the Junior Giant Slalom. Helena Bray was first placed Briton in the Junior 1 category with Rebecca O'Neill third.
Louise Thomas was first placed Briton in the Junior 1 category of the Slalom with Rebecca O'Neill second.
Marc Telling came second Briton (3rd overall) in the Junior Slalom.
Alessia Thomas-Jackson won the second Mini Giant Slalom with Emily Evans in second place.
Giulia Harte won the second Micro Mini Giant Slalom following her success in the first race.
 

Scottish FIS Senior Championships - 4/5 April in Meribel, France
Jean White came first and Louise Thomas second in the Giant Slalom
Jo Greig won the Slalom and Ed Drake came third (and first Briton) in the equivalent Male race.
Results: Giant Slalom   Slalom
FIS Pages: Jean White   Louise Thomas   Jo Greig   Ed Drake
 

The British Land National Ski Championships - 21-27 March in Meribel, France
Click on above link for full results and Press Releases.
Jo Greig won the Super G on Wednesday
Jo Greig was fourth overall but second Briton in the Giant Slalom on Thursday
Ed Drake, still a Junior and not full time on the snow, finished 3rd Briton (4th Overall) in the Slalom on Friday. He thus retained his titles from last year, Combined Champion under 18 (Downhill and Slalom) and 1st in the Slalom under 18.
Jo Greig rounded off a good week by winning the Slalom and collecting second place in the Women's overall championship.
Jo's FIS page   Ed's FIS page
 

Jo Greig skied to third place in the French National Slalom Championships in La Carroz/Flaine on Sunday 21st March.
This followed her second and fourth places in FIS Slalom races in Feldberg, Germany, on 13/14 March.
See her FIS page to get to the results.
 

Inter School Ski Challenge at Les Houches (France) - 11/12 March
Aaron Tipping came 2nd in the Giant Slalom
Alessia Thomas-Jackson won both races in the Mini category..
Charlotte Jesse came 3rd in the Mini Slalom, having come 4th in the Mini Giant Slalom the day before - this was her first experience of racing on snow.
Results: Giant Slalom   Slalom
 

World Junior Championships
Ed Drake Ed Drake was selected to go to the World Junior Championships held in Mariborsko Pohorje, Slovenia, from 8th to 16th Feb.
After a week of training and time trials at the British Olympic Ski centre in Lofar, Ed, the youngest athelete there, was one of four to qualify for the slalom and go to the Junior World Championships. He transfered to Mariborsko Pohorje on the 12th February. The Slalom was at night on the 14th. Unfortunately he failed to finish the first run, like about half of those who started.

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Chemmy Alcott continued her successful World Cup season in Haus im Ennstal
with a 22nd and 28th in the two Downhills on 30th & 31st Jan and 33rd in the Super G on 1st Feb.
See the Press Release, the event results and her FIS page.
 

Success for LSERSA at British Schoolgirls Races in Flaine on 26th Jan.
In the Junior Slalom, Louise Thomas was 1st with Jean White 2nd and Erica White 3rd. Hariet Adams was 3rd in the CH1 Slalom.
In the Junior Giant Slalom Jean White was 2nd with Louise Thomas 3rd. Hariet Adams was 2nd in the CH1 Giant Slalom.
Millfield were overall team winners with Sandown Park (SPSRC) second - this was also the result of the team parallel slalom event. Surbiton High were the second placed British School team.
Results: Slalom   Giant Slalom   Combined   Parallel   Prizes
 

Success for LSERSA at British Schoolboys International Races in Wengen on 26th Jan.
Peter Whelan was 1st and Joe Ogden 2nd in the CH2 Slalom.
Alex Dow was 2nd in the J2 Giant Slalom and Peter Whelan was 1st in the CH2 Giant Slalom.
Wycombe were 2nd placed Club Team.
Results: Slalom   Giant Slalom   Team
 

16th place for Chemmy Alcott in World Cup Giant Slalom in Maribor on 24th Jan.
Access the results via her FIS page.
 

Podium finishes for Ed Drake in Belgian National Championships in Courcheval
and two FIS Slaloms in Meribel on 21st, 23rd & 24th Jan. Access the results via his FIS page and see the news item on the Ski Club of Great Britain web site.
 

Podium finish for Marc Telling in a FIS race at Albrechtice v Jizerskych (Czech Republic)
on 18th Jan. Access the results via his FIS page.
 

Chemmy Alcott Chemmy Alcott produced the best result by a British woman for more than 30 years when she finished 9th in the World Cup downhill at Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy on Sunday 18th January. At only 21 years old she is one of the youngest competitors on the downhill circuit.

See her FIS page and her web site.
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9th place for Chemmy Alcott in World Cup Downhill in Cortina d'Ampezzo on 18th Jan.
See the Press Release, the event results and her FIS page.
 

19th place for Chemmy Alcott in World Cup Super G in Cortina d'Ampezzo on 16th Jan.
See the Press Release, the event results and her FIS page.
 

22nd place for Chemmy Alcott (again) in World Cup Downhill in Veysonnaz on 10th Jan.
See the Press Release, the event results and her FIS page
 

17th place for Chemmy Alcott in World Cup Super G in Megeve on 4th Jan.
See the Press Release, the event results and her FIS page
 

BARSC Championships - Alpbach, Austria 28th December - 2nd January
There was great success for many LSERSA skiers at the BARSC Championships. Here are the podium finishers.
Marc Telling came first overall in the Junior Slalom, with James Bennett third (second Briton) and Ed Drake fourth (third Briton).
Ed Drake came second in the Junior Giant Slalom.
Peter Whelan came second in the first Children 2 Giant Slalom and Aaron Tipping came third in the second Children 2 Giant Slalom.
Peter Whelan came third in both the first and second Children 2 Slaloms and Frankie Simonds came third in the second Children 2 Slalom.
Luke Laidlaw came second in the first Children 1 Slalom.
Alessia Thomas-Jackson came first and Stephanie Espinosa came second in the first Mini Giant Slalom.
Peter Whelan came first and Aaron Tipping came second in the third Children 2 Giant Slalom.
Harriet Adams came second in the third Children 1 Giant Slalom.
Aaron Tipping came first in the fourth Children 2 Giant Slalom.
Alessia Thomas-Jackson came second in the second Mini Giant Slalom and Thomas Kirton came first in the equivalent boy's race.
Full Results. Note that there were 'new' trial start order arrangements for Children's races this year.
 

Great success for Chemmy Alcott in World Cup in Lake Louise on 5th, 6th & 7th Dec.
She came 11th in the Super G, having come 22nd in the first Downhill and a repeat 22nd in the second Downhill of the weekend. See the event results and the Press Releases: one published after the first Downhill and one after the Super G.
This continues her successful start to the season which began with her 25th place in the GS World Cup at Soelden on 25th Oct.     Her FIS page
 

Regional Skiers in 2004 National Squads
 
The British and English Squads for 2003/04 have a large number of LSERSA skiers, including 6 of the 7 in the ESC A Squad. See the British Press Release, ESC Squad List and the The English Alpine Ski Team web site for full details.
 
The British Land Alpine Ski Team
    Chemmy Alcott     Her FIS page
    Joanna Greig Her FIS page
    Johnny Moulder-Brown     His FIS page
    Jamie Miles (Trialist) His FIS page
The British Land Junior Alpine Ski Team
    Katrina Head Her FIS page
The ESC A Squad
    Helena Bray Her FIS page
    Rebecca O'Neill Her FIS page
    Louise Thomas Her FIS page
    Ed Drake His FIS page
    Marc Telling His FIS page
    Andrew Wheble His FIS page
The ESC B Squad
    Jade Law Her FIS page
    Mikaela Mills Her FIS page
    James Bennett His FIS page
    Matthew Bruton His FIS page
The South African National Ski Team
    Alex Heath His FIS page
    Michael Shnaps His FIS page



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