Athletes & Ambassadors

SKI EXCHANGE ATHLETES & AMBASSADORS

Our Winter 22/23 Team 

ED GUIGONNET - Team GB Race

JUSTIN TAYLOR-TIPTON - Team GB Freestyle

JAY HEBBLETHWAITE - GB Development Squad Freestyle

KATIE - Ski Goddess Head Coach & Instructor

Ed Guigonnet

 Ed is only 20 years old but he is already in the top five GB overall in the Alpine speed skiing disciplines and top thirteen GB overall in the Alpine technical disciplines:
3rd in Super G, 5th in Downhill, 6th in Slalom and 13th in Giant Slalom.
At the GB Alpine Championships this year, 2022, Ed became GB Overall Combined Champion and GB Overall Junior Combined Champion (joint) and also GB Junior Slalom Champion & GB Junior Giant Slalom Champion.
Ed’s 2 year project is to be established in the top five GB overall, in order to gain his place on the world cup circuit within 5 years and to participate in his first Olympic Games in 2026.
Recently Ed was spotted by Pal Sporting Goods, a brand from Amsterdam that takes its inspiration from athletes all around the world.  He was picked to model for their autumn/winter 2022 collection
Favourite Skis: Ed's favourite brand is HEAD <- click to check out our Head Ski collection
Favourite Place to Ski: The 3 Valleys, France
Favourite Boots - HEAD KORE1

Check out more about Ed' on his website: 

Justin Taylor- Tipton - aka. JTT

JTT has been with the Ski Exchange team for a few seasons now & we have loved watching him progress. We provide a large chuck of Justin's kit that keeps his at the top of his game while training & competing.

An 19 year old freestyle skier who has caught the attention of all in the freestyle community.

JTT has bags of flair & style in park. Last season his progression took him onto the Europa Cup & we know that JTT has his sights sets on bigger things to come!

Favourite Skis in store - VOLKL REVOLT SKIS
Favourite Trick - Dub 10
Favourite Boots - FULL TILT
What JTT says about Ski X - "The guys are the Ski Exchange know everything. I can't even understand how Simon repairs some of my Skis & my boots are amazing."

You can check out more videos on JTT's channel

JTT grassroots from Justin Taylor-Tipton on Vimeo

JAY HEBBLETHWAITE

Jay joined The Ski Exchange team in June 2022 after winning best unsponsored rider at The Ski Exchange sponsored K Jam Event

 Jay is a 19 year old freestyle skier from kendal, UK. He learnt to ski at his local dry slope when he was 11 years old. After his best season skiing this season, Jay got selected for the Snowsports England Park & Pipe Team. Jay has some pretty cool plans to start achieving results on the Europa Cup this season, all whilst studying at University for his Mathematics and Computer science degree's

Favourite Skis: Volkl Revolt 87 <- click to check out our Volkl collection
Favourite Place to Ski: Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA
Favourite Boots - K2 <-  click to check out our K2 collection 

KATIE - SKI GODDESS

Katie is in season 2 with the Ski Exchange Team & runs an amazing female only Ski Instructor business in the French Alps. We provide Katie with the latest equipment to ensure she's got the best equipment when teaching her clients.

Check out more here SKI GODDESS HOME PAGE

In January our Georgina enrolled herself onto a Ski Goddess course in France.

Katie arranges everything for you when it comes to the Ski Goddess experience, so all you have to worry about is getting yourself there! Georgina had the most amazing time meeting new people and staying in a beautiful catered Chalet. She tremendously improved on her skiing ability too! Ski Goddess caters for all Ski abilities - check out Georgina's video below of her Ski Goddess experience:

 

We are always looking to support Athletes & Industry professionals. To apply to join our program please e-mail james@skiexchange.co.uk