James Woods

James Woods

Freestyle skiing

  • Event Slopestyle
  • Date of Birth 19/01/1992
  • Born Sheffield, Yorkshire


James Woods learned to ski at the Sheffield Ski Village near his family home, winning five consecutive British national championships in slopestyle between 2007 and 2011.

He won the FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup for slopestyle in the 2012-13 season, winning two rounds along the way, and claimed silver that year at the Freestyle World Championships – becoming only the second ever British medallist at World Championship level.

Sochi 2014 marked the Olympic debut of slopestyle skiing, and James managed a fifth-place finish overall despite a severe hip injury sustained during training.

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