Career Highlights:

8x
- British Ski Cross Champion

13th
- World Cup, Feldburg, GER, 2017

14th
- World Cup, Bokwang, KOR, 2016

3rd
- Europa Cup, St. Francois Longchamp, FRA, 2016

12th
- World Cup Finals, La Plagne, FRA, 2014

1st
- Europa Cup, Val Thorens, FRA, 2010

Emily started skiing at the age of 3 on annual family holidays. Coming from a sporty family she competed in many different sports and it was only at the age of 12 when she started skiing competitively at the local dry ski slope in Sunderland. At the age of 13 she was selected to ski for England and at that point her focus on skiing became more serious. She was inspired by her elder sister Victoria - an ex-England Alpine Team member and she was the perfect role model and sparring partner.

After a few years competing in Alpine skiing, coaches advised Emily to try Ski Cross, a relatively new discipline with four people racing head to head on a downhill specifically designed track packed with a range of features from jumps to rollers and bank turns. They suggested her ‘all or nothing’ attitude and competitive spirit were perfect attributes for the new sport and head to head racing environment! After a 6th place finish in her debut event at the World University Games, Austria and following graduating from Loughborough University in 2005, Emily decided to undertake Ski Cross seriously and has been competing on the FIS Ski Cross World Cup circuit ever since since, never looking back, she loves the adrenaline of the exciting, extreme event! Emily has been the top ranked British female throughout her career with 8 national titles and Top 12 World placings.

Due to a career threatening injury in February 2009 at the Vancouver Games test event, Emily unfortunately missed the 2010 Olympics, though successful surgery and 9 months of intensive rehab Emily was back racing World Cup 10 months later and in the 2010 Emily created British Skiing history by becoming the first British Female Skier to win a Skiing Europa Cup event!

Having many challenges throughout her career, controversially missing out on the 2014 Sochi Games, Emily has remained determined. She has juggled managing her own program, working to raise funds …setting up her own ski school ‘Em’s Ski School’, freelance TV, converting shipping containers into bars … basically doing anything she can to fund her competitive ski career and compete against the best in the world.

Emily’s passion remains undeterred, in fact she is even more focused to achieve her goals, break into the World's Top 10 and compete at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.

Emily is also passionate about helping her sport develop, sitting as Athletes Rep on the BSS committee and running her own Ski Cross Camps for developing athletes.

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