Welsh Ski Squad

Achieving the highest standards in ski racing is recognised in Wales by selection in the first instance to one of our representative Welsh Ski Squads. Selection to the Welsh Squad forms part of the Alpine Development Pathway with next steps being selection to GB national teams and status.

 

Eligibility

– to be considered for Welsh selection racers must:

  1. Be eligible under the following Welsh National Criteria
    * be born in Wales
    or
    * have one parent or grand parent Welsh
    or
    * be resident in Wales for the last three years

  2. Be registered with the National Coaching Scheme as Welsh.

  3. Indicate that they are available to represent Wales for a twelve month period minimum after selection.

  4. Selection – Skiers may apply to be selected annually to the Welsh National Squad by the selectors , appointed by the Snowsport Wales following a squad selection. It is necessary to be eligible for selection by way of a seedpoint base line entry level. Skiers will then be selected from these eligible based upon technical ability, fitness, competition results and commitment to competition and training. Skiers selection can also be withdrawn if they fail to maintain an effective programme and commitment.

Welsh Ski Team and Academy Selection Criteria is set out in the document below

The skiers selected to the squads for 2020/21 are as follows:

Wales Elite Team

Holly Clarke
Giselle Gorringe

Rebecca Hart

Georgia Hyett
Elin Jones
Piers Bellmen
Tom Butterworth
Alex Davies
Harrison Evans
Adam Fluck
Edouard Guigonnet
Adam Lee
Joshua Price
Sam Staden
Oliver Weeks

Wales Ski Squad

Alice Bond  New Selection 2021
Isabel Evans
Agatha Favill New Selection 2021
Leane Francis
Heather Helsop  New Selection 2021
Erin Higgins  New Selection 2021
Manon Higgins New Selection 2021
Ffion Lewis
Juliette Martin  New Selection 2021
Scarlett Winter  New Selection 2021
Joseph Compton
John Erskine
Josef Feiven  New Selection 2021
Steffan Hodson  New Selection 2021
Geno Hounsham  New Selection 2021
Ben Sharples New Selection 2021
Jack Shephard New Selection 2021
Jack Spencer

Wales Ski Development Group – New Selection Group Status 2021

Saskia Henry-Davies

Eleanor Loose

Martha Newell

Chay Bonnington

Harri Hodson

Aled Phillips

DEVELOPMENT GROUP SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Achieve Platinum level at a club organised NSA event where a forerunner time is used to establish target time (using a sub 50pt forerunner)
 
And,
 
2. Meet the following age related points criteria as per the most recent published British OBARTs or IBARTS seedlist,
U14 yr1 150pts or below
U14 yr2 140pts or below
U16 yr1 130pts or below
U16 yr2 120pts or below
U18 yr1 110pts or below
U18 yr2 100pts or below

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