Izzy & Zoe Atkin, Freestyle Skiers [Bonus Episode #22]
In this Ski Podcast Special, Iain speaks to GB snowsports athletes Izzy and Zoe Atkin as they prepare for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Izzy was Britain’s first skier to win a medal at the Olympics, when she won the Bronze in Slopestyle at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Zoe is Izzy’s younger sister and competes in Ski Half Pipe.
In this interview we talk about their background in the sport; why they chose to join Team GB and how their preparations are going for Beijing 2022.
- Izzy has been training in Stubai, Austria
- Zoe was in Saas Fee, Switzerland
- Izzy and Zoe are based in Park City, Utah, USA
- Pat Sharples is Team Manager of the GB Park and Pipe team
- If you’d like to find out more about GB Snowsports then why not listen to our Ski Podcast Special interview with team manager Pat Sharples
- Izzy won the Bronze medal in Slopestyle at PyeongChang
- Zoe won Bronze in the World Champs in March 2021
- Wind conditions in PyeongChang were ‘challenging‘ at times
- The sisters love skiing in Snowbird and Park City in Utah
Catch up with all of our Olympian interviews at The Ski Podcast