Skiing: Grant is British champion

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Jodie Grant was crowned Women’s British Indoor Ski champion for 2015 at the British and European Moguls Championships in Manchester last month.

Grant, 15, from Old Cantley, followed up her four podium finishes at the British Freestyle Championships at Tignes in the French Alps earlier this year in style, as she managed to take home first prize.

The first day of competition saw Grant become the first Brit to win a medal as she came third overall in the European Championships, behind Katharina Ramsauer of Austria and Robin Lammers from the Netherlands.

The standard of skiing was again very high on the second day, when Grant was crowned British Indoor champion.

The last competition saw her winning silver in the singles event and Grant was delighted with her weekend’s work.

“I was so pleased with my performance over the two days,” she said after the win.

“Thanks to Joe Tyler (JT freeski academy) and the British ski team for helping me master my tricks.

“Thanks to Hill House School in Doncaster for supporting me in my studies. It was a great two days of competition.”

Grant learned to ski at the age of 11 before joining Sheffield Ski Club a year later. She trained with the GB squad last year in an impressive rise in the sport.

Jodie is currently looking for sponsorships in her quest to compete at the Junior World Cup 2016 and the Olympics 2022. If you are interested, please visit www.jodiegrantski.com.