Jaz's Blog

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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Pre-season in Tignes

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Tignes

I have now returned home to Ipswich from an intense week of training on the French glacier, Tignes. The conditions were excellent and it was great to ski with fellow GB telemarkers and coach, Sebastien Mansart. Our time was spent …

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Pre-season in Saas Fee

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(Left to Right) Alastair Cruz, Louis Hatchwell, Sion Bingham

Summer was spent off snow in the sunshine doing water sports, which are my favourite activities after telemarking. I spent my holiday learning to surf with Georges’ Surf School in Cornwall, as well as travelling around the UK. I …

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World Cup Round-up 2014/15

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The Jump in Murren

Following the World Championships in Steamboat Springs, Colorado (USA), the World Cup race circuit travelled to Thyon and then Murren in Switzerland before concluding in Rjukan, Norway where I finished 7th in the Classic, 6th in the Sprint …

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World Championships 2015

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World Championship Bronze Medallist - Jasmin Taylor

Following the traditional opening ceremony and public bib draw in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, I was starting number 7 for the Sprint race. The hill changed dramatically in pitch throughout, with a difficult jump dropping competitors into the steepest section. …

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