Bechtel Alpine Ski Slalom Final results

The Bechtel Alpine Ski Slalom Final was comprised of two runs; the second being floodlit and in heavy snow! Congratulations to all our athletes and the medal winners. Thank you to our sponsor Bechtel, and to our Royal Patron, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex, and Ike Richardson for presenting the prizes.

Mens International and British podium positions:

1st Capt Duncan White, Army

2nd WO Dougie MacPherson, Army

3rd Cpt Danny Rix, Army

Ladies International and British podium positions:

1st Sqn Ldr Caitlin Wroe, RAF

2nd Capt Jen Kehoe, Army

3rd Flt Lt Claire Nixon, RAF

Full results can be found on the ESF Meribel website at the link here: http://www.esf-meribel.com/

Today, Athletes took to the slopes to represent their service in the Inter-Service Snow Sports Championship (ISSSC) 2016 held in Meribel, France. Heavy snow fell upon the Meribel Stade downhill course this evening as athletes put everything out on the table in these tough conditions in the Bechtel Alpine Ski Slalom Final. This event marks the 10th anniversary of the ISSSC at which 144 athletes from the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force compete across 3 disciplines representing their respective service. The Combined Service Winter Sports Association (CSWSA) has funded this event with the help of a variety of sponsors. The Association exists to promote excellence in winter sports within Her Magesty's Armed Forces, through the provision of annual all ranks competitions organised in a manner which affords prestige to those competing and enables subsequent entry into national and international competitions for the most talented.

Today, Athletes took to the slopes to represent their service in the Inter-Service Snow Sports Championship (ISSSC) 2016 held in Meribel, France. Heavy snow fell upon the Meribel Stade downhill course this evening as athletes put everything out on the table in these tough conditions in the Bechtel Alpine Ski Slalom Final. This event marks the 10th anniversary of the ISSSC at which 144 athletes from the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force compete across 3 disciplines representing their respective service. The Combined Service Winter Sports Association (CSWSA) has funded this event with the help of a variety of sponsors. The Association exists to promote excellence in winter sports within Her Magesty's Armed Forces, through the provision of annual all ranks competitions organised in a manner which affords prestige to those competing and enables subsequent entry into national and international competitions for the most talented.

Today, Athletes took to the slopes to represent their service in the Inter-Service Snow Sports Championship (ISSSC) 2016 held in Meribel, France. Heavy snow fell upon the Meribel Stade downhill course this evening as athletes put everything out on the table in these tough conditions in the Bechtel Alpine Ski Slalom Final. This event marks the 10th anniversary of the ISSSC at which 144 athletes from the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force compete across 3 disciplines representing their respective service. The Combined Service Winter Sports Association (CSWSA) has funded this event with the help of a variety of sponsors. The Association exists to promote excellence in winter sports within Her Magesty's Armed Forces, through the provision of annual all ranks competitions organised in a manner which affords prestige to those competing and enables subsequent entry into national and international competitions for the most talented.

Photographer: Cpl Jamie Dudding RLC Today the Army Navy RAF and Australian defence forces went head to head in the Alpine Ski Slalom Finals. All services had two heats, with one run per heat. The condition were tough with over cast weather followed by heavy showers of snow. Once again the Army came out on top dominating Gold Silver and Bronze in the mens competition. The RAF saw Gold in the womens final followed by Army then RAF. In between the two heats another event took place, the Sponsor Open Parallel Slalom where all the sponsors competed against each other. Joining them was  Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex.   This year (2016) marks the 10th anniversary of the Inter Services Snow Sports Championships held in Meribel, France. Personnel from the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force (RAF) compete in various disciplines throughout the week. The Combined Services Winter Sports Association (CSWSA) can trace its roots to pre-war competitions held by some of the pioneers of skiing and bobsledding and celebrates its 65th anniversary in 2016.  The Association exists to promote excellence in winter sports within Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, through the provision of annual all ranks competitions organised in a manner which affords prestige to those competing and enables subsequent entry into national and international competitions for the most talented.  These sporting opportunities enhance self-discipline, courage and physical fitness; they provide vital recuperation and focus beyond the operational commitments of service personnel.  Historically a significant number of servicemen and women have represented Great Britain in winter sports disciplines, a trend which continued in Sochi 2014.  The sports supported include the following at annual Inter-Services events: Ski, Snowboard and Telemark Competitions, held in France. Cresta Run held in St Moritz, Switzerland. Ice Sports Competition: Bobsleigh, Skeleton Bobsleigh and Luge, held in Winterberg, Germany. Nord

Photographer: Cpl Jamie Dudding RLC Today the Army Navy RAF and Australian defence forces went head to head in the Alpine Ski Slalom Finals. All services had two heats, with one run per heat. The condition were tough with over cast weather followed by heavy showers of snow. Once again the Army came out on top dominating Gold Silver and Bronze in the mens competition. The RAF saw Gold in the womens final followed by Army then RAF. In between the two heats another event took place, the Sponsor Open Parallel Slalom where all the sponsors competed against each other. Joining them was  Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex.   This year (2016) marks the 10th anniversary of the Inter Services Snow Sports Championships held in Meribel, France. Personnel from the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force (RAF) compete in various disciplines throughout the week. The Combined Services Winter Sports Association (CSWSA) can trace its roots to pre-war competitions held by some of the pioneers of skiing and bobsledding and celebrates its 65th anniversary in 2016.  The Association exists to promote excellence in winter sports within Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, through the provision of annual all ranks competitions organised in a manner which affords prestige to those competing and enables subsequent entry into national and international competitions for the most talented.  These sporting opportunities enhance self-discipline, courage and physical fitness; they provide vital recuperation and focus beyond the operational commitments of service personnel.  Historically a significant number of servicemen and women have represented Great Britain in winter sports disciplines, a trend which continued in Sochi 2014.  The sports supported include the following at annual Inter-Services events: Ski, Snowboard and Telemark Competitions, held in France. Cresta Run held in St Moritz, Switzerland. Ice Sports Competition: Bobsleigh, Skeleton Bobsleigh and Luge, held in Winterberg, Germany. Nord

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