High-flying ski brothers show their skills in Tignes

Finlay and Angus in France
Finlay and Angus in France
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Two high-flying local yougsters have taken part in the British Freestyle Skiing Championships last week in Tignes, France.

Mackie Academy pupils Angus Jacobs (15) and Finlay Jacobs (12) battled it out with over 140 of the UK’s best skiers and snowboarders for the highest honours in the British calendar.

FInlay Jacobs on a run

FInlay Jacobs on a run

The brothers competed in the Slope Style invent which involes skiing down a course which consists of a series of huge jumps and rail and box features.

The event had its Winter Olympics debut in Sochi this year.

It was a mixed bag of results for the boys as Angus, who was on track for a podium, fell on his final run and did not place.

Finlay finished in silver position in his age category after two amazing runs.

Both boys have thanked Muehlhan Surface Protection LTD and Aberdeenshire Sports Council for supporting them over this year.