ESSKIA Championships

Congratulations to the Bedford Modern School ski team comprising: Daniel Barton (Year 13), Dominic Barton (Year 10), Edward Forrester (Year 10) and Alex Smith (Year 8) who were placed second in the English Schools’ Ski Association (ESSKIA) English Schools Indoor Championships boys’ slalom race on Sunday 14 May at Chill Factore, Manchester.

Daniel, representing BMS for his last time, secured third place in the individual slalom race, which saw him compete against 51 other boys.

ESSKIA aim to enhance the status of skiing in Schools, they encourage as many students as possible to enjoy skiing at home and abroad and to represent their School.

The team performed exceptionally well competing against 11 other Schools from across the country and finished the race with a total time of 1:29.17, only just missing out on the top spot by four seconds to Reed’s School.

Andy Slater, Skiing Coordinator at BMS said: “This is a fantastic achievement for all those involved, particularly for Daniel who finished with the Bronze medal.”