Athletes

James Whitley

James has been skiing since he was four years old and made his international debut when he was 11. He has also represented both his school and Courchevel, where he trains, in non-disabled competition, winning six cups.

  • Events:
    Alpine Skiing, Slalom, Giant Slalom
  • Home Town:
    Wilmington, East Sussex
  • Lives:
    Wilmington, East Sussex
  • Trains:
  • Date Of Birth:
    17/11/1997
  • Games Attended:
    Sochi 2014

Since being recruited to BDST, James has made great progress and is World Cup qualified in Slalom and Giant Slalom. In 2013, he competed in his first major international, the IPC Alpine Skiing World

Championships in La Molina, Spain, where he ranked 16th in the Giant Slalom. He finished the 2012/13 season by winning his first senior medal, a bronze in Giant Slalom at Chamrousse, France.

Major results

2014 Sochi Paralympic Games
Men's Slalom: 15th
Men's Giant Slalom: 14th

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