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Skiing: Agatha secures runner-up spot at Scottish Indoor Championships

Skiing: Agatha secures runner-up spot at Scottish Indoor Championships

An aspiring Preparatory School skier continued her exceptional recent run of results at two nationally recognised competitions.

Agatha Favill, a Year 4 pupil at Rydal Penrhos, travelled to Scotland recently to take part in a pair of high-profile events featuring some of the best young talent in the country.

The eight-year-old managed to secure a podium finish with second place in the U10 Girls’ category at the Scottish National Indoor Championships after turning in a series of consistent performances throughout a highly competitive competition.

She followed this feat with another strong showing at the latest leg of the GBR Series in Glasgow, where Agatha at the top of her game once again to earn third place in the U10 Girls’ event.

Agatha will look to continue her fine efforts in the series at the next leg in Pontypool this weekend, before it concludes at the Chill Factore in Manchester next month.

Her main ambition from the series is to secure a bursary to the British Ski Academy Alpine programme in Italy, which are awarded to the male and female racers with the most points accumulated during the 2018 GBR Series from their best three results at Indoor and Outdoor events.

This is the latest in a series of accolades for the Prep School pupil, who has progressed significantly in recent months to secure a plethora of regional and national competition successes.

Deputy Head Alison Hind, said: “This is yet more incredible success for Agatha, who is now competing on a regular basis and thriving against other talented skiers from across the United Kingdom.

“Her passion and enthusiasm is matched only by her willingness to learn and determination to succeed, and these traits are sure to bring with it plenty more medals and silverware as she continues to develop her skills.”

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