Great Britain’s fig 1 Telemark skier, Jasmin Taylor, secured different podium spot astatine the World Cup Sprint lawsuit successful Aal, Norway past month.
The British team, sponsored by covering marque Maier Sports, has struggled with conditions passim the wintertime that has impacted immoderate of the competitions with 1 World Cup contention (Gerardmer, FRA) postponed successful January owed to deficiency of snowfall – though it took spot successful Les Contamines connected February 2 and 3.
(Jasmin Taylor pic Sam Decout)
As the circuit moved to Norway, conditions improved and a FIS contention was held successful Kvitfjell – famed for its 1994 Winter Olympic Downhill tally and yearly Alpine World Cup events and past onto Aal, adjacent to the edifice of Hemsedal, wherever Taylor picked up her 2nd World Cup podium (3rd place) of the season.
“The deficiency of snowfall successful France made for a tricky commencement to the season. I’ve had a fewer bully results but struggled much to support signifier this season, and contempt the trouble successful grooming astatine the commencement of the season, I don’t consciousness the contented is needfully a carnal one, said Taylor, adding, “I would similar to widen my acknowledgment to Maier Sports for their enactment again this winter, it is due to the fact that of their support, and others similar them, that we tin proceed bash what we each do.”
Another GB Telemark skier that has been improving his ranking during the 2022-23 season, Timoté Gough (age 20), said: “The opening of the play had its difficulties and results were not up to my expectations, though I’m truly blessed with my advancement during training! I americium acceptable to propulsion and amended myself for the remainder of the play and particularly the Junior World Championship races which are coming up soon. A large convey you to Maier Sports for their assistance and enactment this play who assistance america to execute our goals!”
The play is acold from over, with a fig of events taking spot done March and into April successful 4 antithetic countries, including Switzerland, Austria, Germany and Slovenia.
March 9-11, World Cup – Krvavec, Slovenia
March 12, Austrian National Championships – Fageralm, Austria
March 16-18, World Cup – Oberjoch, Germany
March 20-26, World Championships – Mürren, Switzerland
March 31-April 2, Swiss National Championships, Thyon, Switzerland
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