James Machon

James Machon

Freestyle skiing

  • Event Halfpipe
  • Date of Birth 23/11/1990
  • Born Sheffield, Yorkshire


James started skiing when he was six years old and went on family ski holidays every year until he was 14. He then he discovered the Freestyle park at Sheffield Ski Village dryslope and has never looked back since, with James doing his first 1080 on the dry slope at Sheffield when he was just 15 years old.

He entered his first British Championships in Switzerland in 2006 and won the British Halfpipe Championships for four consecutive years following which hadn't been achieved before.

James recovered from a couple of knee injuries to compete at the Sochi Winter Olympics, where he finished 23rd in the halfpipe event.

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