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Silver for Gillings-Brier at the European Cup in Austria

Tue, 14 Apr 2015


Britain's no 1 Olympic snowboard cross athlete Zoe Gillings-Brier won a further podium over the weekend placing 3rd at the European Cup SBX competition in Austria taking this seasons tally to 4 European Cup podiums out of just 6 competitions.

This season has been a training season for Zoe focussing on free style skills which will help her in snowboard cross which in real terms has meant she hasn't been allowed to compete in snowboard cross until the very end of the season.


Zoe has been eager to find out how much impact her freestyle training has had and entered Six European Cup events over the last few weeks of this season.  Zoe has recorded 4 podiums in 6 competiions including Gold in Switzerland, but even better, Zoe only realised on Sunday she had finished 3rd overall in the European Cup standings after placing silver on saturday.

Zoe commented after the race, "Its been an awesome training season, I've learnt loads of new techniques and really enjoyed the last few competitions... My performance plan is on track and I cant wait for next season... My major focus is a medal at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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