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As you know, we are always on the look out for amazing outdoor people that achieve such amazing things in their chosen outdoor sport, and today is no exception.

Alison Gannett

Alison Gannett, alisongannet.com

About Alison Gannett

Alison Gannett is a world champion big mountain free skier, and if you didn’t think this was enough she is also a ski film star, mountain biker and an award-winning consultant for solutions to climate change.

Here’s the interview…

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Help getting sponsorship…

We realise it’s not easy breaking into the professional world of outdoor sports.  The British Mountaineering Council have been lobbying for many years for more funding and increased status of outdoor sports, so we know it’s not easy.

We can help you increase your profile…

If you’re an amateur outdoor sports person we might be able to give you the leg up that you need to increase your profile and get sponsored by one of the big outdoor brands out there. Being seen to be actively in the public limelight is a major advantage.

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We recently contacted Kit Deslauriers recently to ask for an interview from one of the most prolific ski-mountaineering athletes in the world. Each time she hits a mountain, she faces all the challenges of mountaineering but with one huge bonus, free-skiing off the summit!

Kit Deslauriers’ Background

Kit Deslauriers

Kit Deslauriers - Professional Ski Mountaineer

Prior to becoming a professional mountain skier, Kit found her skills in mountaineering appreciated whilst volunteering as part of the San Miguel County Search and Rescue Team in Colorado, USA.

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