James Veitch - Kingsworth Snowboarding Champion
James has been snowboarding since he was nine years old. He snowboards in Chamonix every weekend during the winter season and is part of the Young Riders Crew (YRC) based in Chamonix. YRC is a Freeride Skiing and Snowboarding Team which is based in Chamonix specialising in Freeride. Freeride is backcountry or off-piste skiing or snowboarding, and is sometimes referred to as big mountain or extreme riding.
James is in his third year competing in the Junior Freeride Tour, a competition which takes place in mountains across Europe. He is currently placed in eighth position in the European rankings.