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Brett Wild guides ski racer Millie Knight as she trains hard for the 2018 Winter Paralympics

Brett Wild is a 23-year-old Royal Navy submariner who has been selected to guide 18-year-old partially-sighted skier Millie Knight as she prepares for the 2018 Winter Paralympics. Brett was invited to train with Millie for a trial period in March last year in Stubai, Austria for a week. The trial went so well, he was asked to go to the 2016 Alpine Skiing World Cup finals with Millie for three weeks in Aspen, Colorado

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Millie Knight on her ski guide Brett Wild

Millie Knight, an 18-year-old partially-sighted Paralympic slalom and giant slalom athlete, competes at international level in alpine skiing, guided by Brett Wild, a 23-year-old Royal Navy submariner, who is helping her prepare for the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Young skiers come out on top with uvex at the English Alpine Championships 2017

Supported by their uvex kit, uvex-sponsored British Ski and Snowboard (BSS) athletes such as Billy Major, Robert Poth, Yasmin Cooper and Darcie Mead gave outstanding performances at the 21st English Alpine Championships in February this year, as it celebrated its tenth year in the Italian resort of Bormio.

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Millie Knight’s use of uvex technology

Millie Knight is an 18-year-old partially-sighted Paralympic athlete in the slalom and giant slalom events. She competes at international level in alpine skiing with guide Brett Wild.
Millie wears helmets and goggles from uvex to protect her head and eyes and enable her to ski race to her fullest potential.

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A Day in the Life of UK's brightest skiing hope Alex Tilley

Alex Tilley is one of the UK’s brightest skiing hopes. The 23-year-old from Aberdeenshire competed in the Alpine Skiing World Cup in 2016, and is a potential athlete in the 2018 Winter Olympic games. We spoke to her as she prepared for the 2017 Alpine World Ski Championships in St Moritz, which are currently taking place.

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Delancey British Alpine Ski Team announced for 2016/17 season

British Ski and Snowboard are pleased to announce the Delancey British Alpine Ski Team for the 2016/17 season. As we get closer to the start of the Olympic qualification period, 13 Senior athletes, 18 Under-21 athletes and 11 Under-18 athletes will make up the 42-strong Delancey British Alpine Ski Team.

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uvex-sports are proud sponsors of ParaSnowsport athletes

Millie Knight

uvex-sports are proud to sponsor ParaSnowsport alpine athletes with ski equipment enabling athletes to concentrate on their performance safe in the knowledge that they are fully protected at all times.

ParaSnowsport GB (formerly the British Disabled Ski Team) is the national ski and snowboard race team for British disabled athletes competing in International Paralympic Committee Alpine Skiing (IPCAS) competitions across the world and throughout the year.

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The Aspirations and Sacrifices of Charlie Guest

Charlotte (Charlie) Guest is one of Great Britain's most promising Alpine ski racers. Already racing and competing in France by the age of 11, Charlie has been utterly determined to succeed and has made many sacrifices along the way. Charlie talks candidly about career, motivation and aspirations.

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A Day in the Life of Aspiring Athlete Charlie Guest

Aspiring athlete Charlie Guest has been skiing since the age of 11. With her sights set on winning a gold medal at the World Cup, Olympics or World Championships, Charlie is committed to a grueling training schedule that requires a considerable amount of physical and mental motivation and dedication. To the complete press release

Charlie Guest on Ski Equipment and Technology

Aspiring athlete Charlotte (Charlie) Guest is one of Great Britain's most promising Alpine ski racers. Charlie is a long-term user and fan of uvex’s helmets and goggles and such equipment can have a huge impact on personal performance.

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Supporting young athletes and keeping them safe

John Gill, Managing Director of uvex-safety UK, was proud to hand over a selection of uvex’s innovative, high-performance race helmets and goggles to some of the junior athletes in the British Ski and Snowboard (BSS) team.

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Aspiring British hopeful achieves personal best wearing uvex

Ollie Davies competes for the British Ski and Snowboard in the under 18’s alpine ski category and is an aspiring athlete hoping to represent Team GB in future Olympic games.

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uvex-safety UK partners with the British Ski and Snowboard

uvex-safety UK and the British Ski and Snowboard recently formed a new partnership with uvex providing most of the Alpine Ski Squad with high specification race helmets and goggles.

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Key facts for the forthcoming Winter Games

How much do you really know about the Winter Olympics?

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Team GB announces a record number of Skiers and Snowboarders selected for Sochi 2014

The British Olympic Association (BOA) today announced that 19 skiers and
snowboarders have been officially selected for Team GB for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

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BSS alpine team profiles

Read about the athletes that compete as part of the BSS Alpine Team

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