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Markyate pupils celebrate skiing awards

PUBLISHED: 08:36 28 July 2010 | UPDATED: 17:38 20 February 2013

Markyate pupils celebrate skiing awards

Markyate pupils celebrate skiing awards

TWO teams of skiers from Beechwood Park School, Markyate, competed in the SATIPS (Support and Training in Prep Schools) national ski championships competition at the Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead.

TWO teams of skiers from Beechwood Park School, Markyate, competed in the SATIPS (Support and Training in Prep Schools) national ski championships competition at the Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead.
Beechwood's team of U11 girls took the award for top team (best in the country) and Anna Henderson also won the individual U11 girls competition.
This award has previously been won by Chemmy Alcott, Great Britain's current Olympic skier.
Team member Beatrice Barder came third overall in the U11 age group and Katie Robinson only just missed out on the podium, finishing fourth overall. On her first run, the fourth team member, Olivia Turner-Gulbransen, came 15th.
Meanwhile Beechwoods U14 boys team, comprising Alexander Shaper, Jamie Holt, Felix Terrell, Freddie Silva, put in some sound performances negotiating the special slalom gates in times ranging from 15 to 17 seconds, and ended up in ninth position.

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