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Wednesday, 06 April 2011




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GLOUCESTERSHIRE Snowboarder Kate Foster has won gold and silver in the British Championships in Laax, Switzerland.kategold.jpg

Kate, 25, from Painswick, won gold in the Halfpipe and came within 0.3 of a second of claiming gold in the Snowboardcross.

This win represents her third British Halfpipe Championship title.

Kate led through the qualifiers and maintained that lead through the finals with a series of big airs grabs and rotations.

Kate has had a busy season, cramming international events, training and hosting Animal Snowboard Camps in Austria and Italy into her hectic schedule.

She has also coached on Why Ain’t You Jibbin Camps, which is a programme to train Snowboard instructors to the highest level.

Kate thanked her sponsors, Bern Helmets, VonZipper eyewear, Animal Clothing, K2 Snowboards and Curves Gloucester, for their continued support.


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