Exciting British Alpine team announced for the new season

With six racers having scored World Cup points last season lead by the first British racer to win a World Cup, Dave Ryding leads a hugely positive and exciting group of racers into the new season. Ryding is joined by Charlie Guest, Alex Tilley, Charlie Raposo, Laurie Taylor and Billy Major along with 36 other athletes with GB Team status.

The success of British racers last winter was a result of hard work by athletes, parents, coaches, administrators and sponsors. While all six mentioned racers are regulars on the World Cup Tour, Reece Bell also made her debut on the World Cup in December 2021 in Lienz, Austria before injury cruelly intervened. With so many racers battling hard to achieve World Cup level, they are all proof that with hard work, it is possible to make the World Cup level of racing.

The Europa Cup Team comprises Victoria Palla, rewarded after 11 podiums including two wins at FIS races, Reece Bell, Rob Poth and the two speed skiers on the team, Owen Vinter and Roy Steudle.

This season sees eight 2005 year of birth athletes making selection for the first time: George Black, Candice Bomberg, Charlotte Holmes, and Kieran Woolley who all secured podium finishes at the 2022 GB Alpine Championships earlier this year.


“Coming off the back of last season’s results, and particularly Kitzbuehel, I’m going into this season hungrier for success than ever before. Knowing I’ll be out there training and competing alongside the same team members as the past 12 months is a huge bonus; Billy, Laurie and I bring the best out of one another in training and on the slopes, and we all feel stronger athletes for being part of such a talented squad of skiers.

“After getting my first World Cup win it has given me the confidence to believe that there is even more possible in the future!”


“I’m really proud of how I skied last season, and I’m delighted to be back in the World Cup squad again and pushing for more. We’ve got a great set-up around us and some really promising athletes coming through the ranks, which makes this such an exciting time for British Alpine skiing.”


“All 42 athletes named in this season’s Alpine squad are here on merit, and because they represent the present and the future of Britain’s Alpine skiing hopes. Last year, every one of our World Cup athletes had a sensational season, and the athletes in the Europa Cup and FIS squads have got a real benchmark to reach with the performances those guys are delivering.

“Britain’s reputation on the Alpine circuit is higher than it’s ever been in modern snowsport history, and this squad is the best group of athletes to take it to new heights. Every single one of them, and the coaches, support staff, and academies that have supported their journeys so far, deserve enormous credit and warm congratulations.”

The GB Team journey starts now for the new names but the hard work continues for all the team.

The full team:


  • Charlie Guest (W)
  • Billy Major (M)
  • Charlie Raposo (M)
  • Dave Ryding (M)
  • Laurie Taylor (M)
  • Alex Tilley (W)


  • Reece Bell (W)
  • Victoria Palla (W)
  • Rob Poth (M)
  • Roy-Alexander Steudle (M)
  • Owen Vinter (M)


  • Jess Anderson (W)
  • Honor Bartlett (W)
  • Elliott Bennett (M)
  • George Black (M)
  • Candice Bomberg (W)
  • Abi Bruce (W)
  • Thomas Butterworth (M)
  • Luca Carrick-Smith (M)
  • Toby Case (M)
  • Honor Clissold (W)
  • Jack Cunningham (M)
  • Daisi Daniels (W)
  • Alexa Elliff (W)
  • Lucas Ellis (M)
  • Giselle Gorringe (W)
  • Ed Guigonnet (M)
  • Charlotte Holmes (W)
  • Rob Holmes (M)
  • Jack Irving (M)
  • Lois Jackson (W)
  • Toby Jennings (M)
  • Leo Karavasili (M)
  • Calum Langmuir (M)
  • Max Laughland (M)
  • Dominic Shackleton (M)
  • Ted Slade (M)
  • Aidan Urquhart (M)
  • Isla Ward (W)
  • Sarah Woodward (W)
  • Kieran Woolley (M)
  • Nicole Wordley (W)

Full press release from GB Snowsport

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