News Archive, Tag: Lloyd Wallace

Lloyd Wallace celebrates after finishing seventh at the Aerial Skiing World Cup in Deer Valley, February 2016

Vote skiing scholar Lloyd Wallace for emerging talent award and £1,000 prize!

12 May 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Lloyd Wallace has been shortlisted for an emerging talent award by the Ski Club of Great Britain. The Evie Pinching Award celebrates the next generation of young, up-and-coming snow sports athletes and is named after a British alpine skier who won the women's downhill and combined events at the 1936 World Championships in Innsbruck. Sport Performance student Wallace, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship and the University’s Dual Career programme,...

Lloyd Wallace celebrates after finishing seventh at the Aerial Skiing World Cup in Deer Valley, February 2016

Big PBs for aerial skiing scholar Lloyd Wallace at Deer Valley World Cup

05 February 2016

University of Bath student Lloyd Wallace produced two personal bests as he finished a fantastic seventh at the Aerial Skiing World Cup in Deer Valley, Utah. The 20-year-old, who is supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, landed two triple-twisting somersaults – a move he has been working on in training – to achieve his impressive result. “I am absolutely ecstatic!” said the Sport Performance student. “Both jumps were the best I’ve ever done on snow....

Lloyd Wallace on the podium and in action at the 2015 World Junior Championships

Sporting scholar Lloyd Wallace ready to unleash triple twisting triples on aerial skiing circuit

15 January 2016

After making history during 2015, University of Bath sporting scholar Lloyd Wallace has been working on a new move as he looks to continue his progress on the international aerial skiing stage. The Sports Performance student, who won Britain’s first-ever Europa Cup Aerials gold last year, has been hard at work in the world-class Sports Training Village gym and on the ski slopes of Switzerland as he prepares for the 2016 campaign. “I did triples...

Kate French almost went clear in the ride during the European Championships women's final

2015 – another unforgettable year of sport at the University of Bath

26 December 2015

Welcoming the Wallabies, hosting Europe’s finest all-round athletes and celebrating success on the domestic and international stage – 2015 has been another sporting year to savour at the University of Bath. And 2016 promises to be another terrific 12 months, with the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place during the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations. The Road to Rio passed through the Sports Training Village (STV) in August 2015 as the Modern Pentathlon European...

Athlete of the Month awards for February and Match 2015

Fantastic four named as latest Athletes of the Month

24 April 2015

Modern pentathlete Jamie Cooke, athlete Kirsten McAslan, aerial skier Lloyd Wallace and skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold are the latest winners of the Team Bath athlete of the month awards. The awards, which are supported by REVO Eyewear and Ellis & Killpartrick, once again showcased the outstanding calibre of sporting talent at the University of Bath. Cooke and McAslan won the February awards after enjoying success at home and abroad. A gold medal at the Sarasota World Cup...

Lloyd Wallace on the podium and in action at the 2015 World Junior Championships

Aerial skier Lloyd Wallace soars to World Junior Championships podium place in Italy

25 March 2015

Lloyd Wallace capped the best season of his career so far by winning a bronze medal in aerial skiing at the World Junior Championships in Valmalenco, Italy. Despite reduced visibility and falling snow, the University of Bath Sports Performance student nailed two triple twisting double somersaults. That earned the 20-year-old from Shaftesbury a lifetime best score of 190.70 for his full double-full and double-full full, returning him to the podium for the third time in...

Lloyd Wallace (left) won a silver medal at the Europa Cup Aerials at Valmalenco, Italy

Second medal helps freestyle skier Lloyd Wallace claim overall Europa Cup Aerials podium place

23 March 2015

Freestyle skier Lloyd Wallace will go into this week’s World Junior Championships with confidence soaring after finishing second overall on the Europa Cup Aerials circuit. The 20-year-old University of Bath Sports Performance student followed up his historic first-ever gold medal for a British athlete by winning silver in Valmalenco, Italy on Friday. He once again nailed two near-perfect triple twisting double somersaults as he finished runner-up to Stan Hladchenko of Belarus. “I’m so pumped –...

Lloyd Wallace on the podium after his historic Europa Cup Aerials gold medal

Freestyle skier Lloyd Wallace soars to Great Britain’s first-ever Europa Cup Aerials gold

16 March 2015

University of Bath student Lloyd Wallace made history on Sunday as the freestyle skier soared to Great Britain’s first-ever Europa Cup Aerials gold medal. It was also a first podium finish for the 20-year-old Sports Performance student from Shaftesbury, who saw off a world-class field to triumph in Airolo, Switzerland. Wallace nailed two triple twisting double somersaults, scoring a lifetime best of 96.58 for full double-full and 93.41 for double-full full. “It’s the best feeling...

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