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Zoe Gillings, Will Sutton, David Knight and Legal Highs.

Zoe Gillings, Will Sutton, David Knight and Legal Highs.
Contrary to the impression set by the title of this article, we’re not about to report that three of the British Isle’s leading extreme sports athletes are going into business together selling hippy herbals at Glastonbury Festival – quite the opposite in fact. Instead we bring you welcome news that the trio of sporting elites are set to star in a series of videos highlighting the vastly preferable... 

Fifth for Gillings at the Penultimate World Cup Stage Qualifiers.

Fifth for Gillings at the Penultimate World Cup Stage Qualifiers.
Manx Snowboarder, Zoe Gillings has finished fifth at the penultimate stage qualifiers of the snowboarding world cup, which took place in Stoneham, Canada. This follows up on a fifth place finish at the previous stage of the competition, also held in Canada. Speaking to the BBC before competing, Zoe Gillings acknowledged that this stage of the competition was likely to be particularly challenging, predicting... 

Gillings 5th in Canada, 5th in the World!

Gillings 5th in Canada, 5th in the World!
Britain’s top snowboarder, Zoe Gillings, has finished fifth at the latest stage of the Snowboarding World Cup in Canada. Gillings had been optimistic of a podium position following strong performances at the Winter X-Games in Germany and at the previous stage of the World Cup in Switzerland. Despite very impressive finishes in the quarter-finals and semi-finals, which saw Gillings placed second and... 

Gillings Confident About Canada.

Gillings Confident About Canada.
Speaking to the BBC, Britain’s number one snowboarder has said she is confident about her upcoming appearance at the next World Cup stage in Canada on Wednesday. Gillings, who is originally from the Isle of Man, finished sixth at the Winter X Games, despite putting in a sterling performance in the run-up to the final. She narrowly missed the podium at the last stage of the snowboardingWorld Cup,... 

Gillings Finishes Sixth in X-Games Border-Cross Final.

Gillings Finishes Sixth in X-Games Border-Cross Final.
It was a disappointing end to the Winter X-Games for top British snowboarder Zoe Gillings. Gillings, who put in an impressive performance in early stages of the competition was pushed into sixth place during final after sustaining a fall. Speaking to the BBC, Gillings said she was highly disappointed not to make the X-Games podium. However, the 26-year-old Man snowboarder was philosophical in defeat,... 

Gillings Narrowly Misses World Cup Podium Spot.

Gillings Narrowly Misses World Cup Podium Spot.
British snowboarder extraordinaire, Zoe Gillings, narrowly missed out on a podium spot at the third round of the boarder-cross world cup, after finishing fourth at the competition in Switzerland. Gillings, who is considered the U.K.’s leading snowboarder, was beaten out of third place by a matter of centimetres by Bulgarian Alexandra Jekova. Second place was taken by Canadian snowboarder, Dominique... 

Top British Snowboarder Urges More Funding For U.K. Snow Sports

Top British Snowboarder Urges More Funding For U.K. Snow Sports
Britain’s foremost female snowboarder has spoken out about the lack of public funding for snow sports in the U.K. Jenny Jones, who took triple gold in the women’s slopestyle event at the X Games this year, has implored UK Sport to reconsider its funding allocation to Britain’s snow sports athletes. Currently, British snow sports only receive £10.7 million in funding from the public body, which... 

Zoe Gillings defies odds to finish 7th in Snowboard World Championships.

If you were to look up the meaning of the word “Determined” in OED, you would probably find a picture of Zoe Gillings there. Gillings, who is one of the brightest hopes of British snowsports, finished 7th in the recent Snowboard World Championships, held in La Molina in Spain, despite having to overcome some significant obstacles in order to stay on form. The result in Spain moves Zoe... 
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