I grew up in France but now ski for the UK

A British-French skiing champion who grew up in Grenoble but now competes for  the UK’s national ski team has told Connexion of his Olympic dreams.

Matéo Jeannesson is only 15 and says life could not be any better as he heads off to compete for GB Snowsports in the US and Canada this month.

“Competing in the 2019/20 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup is a dream come true. I never expected this to happen to me so young,” he said.

His mother Anna said the French ski team were slow to make Matéo an offer but GB Snowsports, the British ...

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