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BACK TO HER BEST - Jane Peel, Chief Reporter
Tuesday November 28, 2017 - Email this article to a friend

Katie Summerhayes has had her best World Cup result in four years. The GB Slopestyle skier tells PlanetSKI the Winter Olympics is coming at the right time.

 

 

The 2014 Sochi Olympian picked up the silver medal at the Ski Slopestyle World Cup in Stubai in Austria on 26th November.

It is the third time Summerhayes has finished second at a World Cup event but the first time she been on the podium since January 2014.

Katie SummerhayesSilver for Summerhayes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"It's been a tough couple of years, but I am so happy to have come back and that my skiing feels the best it has ever felt," said Summerhayes.

The 22-year-old thanked her coach, Pat Sharples and all at GB Park and Pipe for their support.

Pat Sharples & Katie SummerhayesCoach Pat Sharples & Katie Summerhayes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATIE SUMMERHAYES FACTS
  • Learnt to ski aged 6 at Sheffield Ski Village near her home
  • World Championships silver medallist
  • Junior World Champion 2014
  • 7th at Sochi Olympics 2014

Katie SummerhayesKatie Summerhayes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the latest of our video interviews with GB Olympic hopefuls, PlanetSKI interviewed Katie Summerhayes before she travelled to Stubai for the first European World Cup of the season.

She was open about her loss of form and how she was helped back by her coach and a psychologist.



Catch up with our interviews so far with GB's Winter Olympic hopefuls.
Look out for the next one ...... coming soon.

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