Continued success in ski racing has secured Tarporley High School student Rhodri Gale a place in the Wales national ski race squad. As one of the high-performance squad athletes, Rhodri will benefit from Snowsport Wales support in his racing development, taking part in a full training and race programme, including a forthcoming training camp at the world’s largest indoor ski resort in Landgraaf, Holland.
The 15-year-old regularly trains at his home slope Chill Factore, as a member of Manchester Ski Racing club. Thanks to continued sponsorship from Chill Factore, Rhodri is able to develop his all round snow skills, by utilising the skiing, moguls, skier cross and snowboarding offered at the indoor facility.
His summer race season got off to a great start with an U16 podium place in the GBR Indoor Race Series. Over the next few months he will be competing in races around the UK, including the English Ski and Boarder Cross Championships to be held at Chill Factore.