‘We are so proud’ - Norfolk Special Olympic ski-ing champions destined for international success

A skier hits the slope in Trowse. Picture: James Bartlett

A skier hits the slope in Trowse. Picture: James Bartlett - Credit: Archant

Two young Norfolk skiers triumphed on the slopes at a Special Olympics competition at Norfolk Snowsports Club.

Onlookers watch the Special Olympics competition take place. Picture: James Bartlett

Onlookers watch the Special Olympics competition take place. Picture: James Bartlett - Credit: Archant

The competition, which took place on Sunday, has been held at the dry ski slope in Trowse for four years and showcases future sporting stars.

Timings from the event are recorded with Special Olympics Great Britain and the best go on to compete internationally.

Skiers assemble on the dry ski slope after seven medals. Picture: James Bartlett

Skiers assemble on the dry ski slope after seven medals. Picture: James Bartlett - Credit: Archant

Even though 43 competitors took part from Rosendale, Aldershot, Brentwood and Birmingham, it was Norfolk that shone.

Annabelle Lamb, 21, received two gold medals at the event and will take part in the National Winter Games in Switzerland in March next year.

Smiles all around for Norfolk's triumph on the ski slopes. Picture: James Bartlett

Smiles all around for Norfolk's triumph on the ski slopes. Picture: James Bartlett - Credit: Archant


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Roman Carey, 10, also received two gold medals in his second only time racing on the main slope.

In total, Norfolk won seven medals at the event.

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