News Archive, Tag: Skiing

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,...

Natural Sciences student Alice MacAulay, Santander Sporting Scholar, skier

Injury cannot stop skiing scholar Alice MacAulay taking gold and silver at British Champs

30 March 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Alice MacAulay won gold and silver medals at the 2016 Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships, which were staged in Tignes, France. The Natural Sciences student, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, saved her best performance of a mixed week until last as she won the National Junior Championship Giant Slalom title in 2:19.44. “It feels great to be champion and it’s always nice to finish off the week with...

Paralympic skiing champion Kelly Gallagher back on top of the podium at World Cup

27 February 2016

University of Bath graduate Kelly Gallagher enjoyed her biggest success since winning gold at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games as she won the World Cup slalom final in Aspen, Colorado on Saturday. The 30-year-old and new guide Gary Smith finished more than two seconds clear of American skier Danelle Umstead and her husband, Rob, in the visually impaired category. Gallagher, who studied Mathematics, made history two years ago when she won the Super-G title...

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...

World medallists and international athletes among sporting scholars for 2015-16

02 November 2015

Talented student athletes from an array of different sports have been awarded University of Bath sporting scholarships. Among the 2015 scholars are medallists at British and World Championships, an England Hockey Cup winner and a rugby player who competed in this year’s Six Nations. University of Bath students with the potential to succeed both academically and in their chosen sport can apply for the scholarships, which are awarded each year. They are supported by alumni and...

Looking to combine study and sport? Applications being taken for 2015/16 Dual Career programme

20 May 2015

Combining study and high-performance sport can be a challenge – and one that becomes even tougher if you are an unfunded athlete. But the University of Bath Dual Career programme is helping to take the stress out of pursuing both sporting and academic excellence. And it is clearly having a positive impact, with current student athletes enjoying national and international success across a host of sports during 2014/15 including badminton, skiing, sailing, tennis and fencing....

Nick Moynihan on his way to slalom victory at the 2015 Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships

British Alpine Ski junior champion Nick Moynihan dedicates latest success to University of Bath

01 April 2015

Nick Moynihan thanked the University of Bath for its support after winning two gold medals at the Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships in Tignes, France. The International Management and French student – who has a Santander Sports Scholarship at the university – finished a second clear of the field in the Junior Championship slalom, 24 hours after winning gold in the giant slalom. That was a much closer battle, with Max Baggio – who...

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 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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