Isla Ward


Name: Isla Ward
Place of Birth: Edinburgh
Lives: Glasgow
Year of Birth: 2004

 

 

Background
I started skiing in Tignes when I was three years old and have skiied in Europe, Scotland and on the dry matt in Glasgow ever since.

Summary
Isla has had a successful last 12 months of ski racing in her first year in Children’s racing.
She finished overall third at Ambition races and the English Alpine championships.
She won two golds at the Ambition races three bronze at the English Championships and two bronze at the British Championships all a year down.
She finished the season as the top GB skier on points in her age for all three disciplines.
She continues to train with Glasgow Ski Racing at home on the matt and on the snow in Scotland.
BASS POINTS
Slalom 191
GS 202
Super G 234

Programme for 2017/2018
Isla has been invited to join Apex 2100 to train the full season in Tignes with Club Des Sport de Tignes. This is a major change in Isla’s ski training. She will live in Tignes from November to April and train under the guidance of Alexander Vitanov and academy director Sir Clive Woodward.
Her ambition for the season is to win at the English and British, to race for Great Britain u14 and compete at the world school championships
She is now getting some support for her equipment from Rossignol and Blues.

Achievements
English Alpine Champion 2016 , 2014, 2013
British Alpine Champion 2016, 2014
Scottish Alpine Champion 2014, 2013

Other Interests
Isla plays pro youth football for Glasgow Rangers Girls football and has represented West of Scotland at Cross Country Running