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Opening World Cup in Hintertux

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Jasmin Taylor in Hintertux

The British Telemark Team, along with our in-van resident US skier, Nicolas Belissent arrived in Hintertux on Monday. We spent Tuesday and Wednesday preparing for the weekend ahead with some gate training. It was great to be joined …

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Pre-season Continued…

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Enjoying ourselves in our new Dare 2b clothing!

Pre-season preparations have continued with further camps in Hintertux, Austria and Tignes, France with many French and British team athletes. Conditions were brilliant during our stay in Hintertux for the French committee training camp, to which the British …

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September Training in Hintertux

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Gate Training

This year, we decided to start our pre-season training earlier than usual to give the team a better chance of being successful this coming season. We undertook our journey to Hintertux, Austria in our brand new, Volkswagen team …

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The Final World Cups

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(L to R) Jasmin Taylor #2 (GBR), Amelie Reymond #1 (SUI), Beatrice Zimmerman #3 (SUI)

Following the races in Germany and Slovenia, the tour moved to Rjukan, Norway. The racing began with 2 days of Sprint races, followed by a team Dual Sprint and an individual Dual Sprint. The weather was superb throughout …

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German & Slovenian World Cups

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On the chairlift with my coach Sebastien Mansart having a pre-race chat (Photo credits and thanks to 'RSR Ski Racing')

For the past week we, the British Team (myself, Louis Hatchwell, Alistair Cruz and Robert Houstoun along with coach, Sebastien Mansart) have been to the World Cup competitions in Oberjoch, Germany and Golte, Slovenia. In Germany, the conditions …

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Youth Olympic Games

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#Lillehammer2016

A mix of international telemark skiers; German, Swiss, French, Norwegian and British gathered in Norway to present telemark in the Youth Olympic Games. Our time in Lillehammer began with the Opening Ceremony last Friday night and after 3 …

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World Cup Update | Youth Olympic Games

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Racing the Classic in Espot, Spain. Thanks and photo credits to Lars Ove Wangensteen Berge

Since my last post, we’ve had another two rounds of World Cup races. The first set was in Les Contamines, again in France, and the second round was in Spain. In Les Contamines, the races were combined with …

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British Telemark Championships

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Wearing Snow Finel in Murren, Switzerland

The season started slowly with very little snow cover in the Alps making training conditions practically impossible but luckily, the snow started to fall thick and fast at the beginning of January. This was just in time for the …

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News from Opening World Cup

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Jasmin Taylor GBR vs Amelie Reymond SUI

I have just returned home again to Ipswich after competing at the opening World Cup in Hintertux, Austria. The event kicked off with the opening ceremony on Thursday night, starting with a parade through the village which ended up …

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Opening World Cup in Hintertux Information

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Tignes

A brief but informative blog post with all the timings of the coming races posted below. The events will be broadcast on a live stream hosted here: http://livestream.com/TeleHo/events/4443534 For the British viewers, please note that these are European timings …

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