Chemmy Alcott
Alpine skier
Chemmy Alcott
Chimene "Chemmy" Mary Alcott is an alpine ski racer, and competes on the World Cup circuit in all five disciplines: downhill, super G, giant slalom, slalom, and combined. Alcott has competed in three Winter Olympic Games and six FIS World Championships and been overall Senior British National Champion five times (2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008).
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SOCHI SCENE: Showing her 'metal'
Fox News - about 3 years
Each time British skier Chemmy Alcott passes through a metal detector, she sets it off.
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Sochi 2014: Chemmy Alcott 19th, Dominique Gisin & Tina Maze win - BBC News
Google News - about 3 years
Wall Street Journal Sochi 2014: Chemmy Alcott 19th, Dominique Gisin & Tina Maze win BBC News Dominique Gisin and Tina Maze made history in the women's downhill skiing by becoming the first athletes ever to share Winter Olympics gold. Switzerland's Gisin made the early running, clocking one minute, 41.57 seconds, before Slovenia's Maze recorded ... UPDATE 2-Olympics-Alpine skiing-Maze and Gisin tie for downhill goldReuters Tina Maze, Dominique Gisin tie for gold medal in women's downhillLos Angeles Times Tie for Gold in Women's Downhill SkiingWall Street Journal Washington Post -Fox News -Businessweek all 145 news articles »
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Alpine skiing - Briton Alcott heading for her fourth Olympic Games
Yahoo News - about 3 years
British Alpine skier Chemmy Alcott has won the battle to compete at her fourth Winter Olympics despite re-breaking a leg last August and being unable to prove her fitness before the selection deadline. Alcott, who came 11th in the 2010 Vancouver super-combined and in the 2006 Turin downhill, had faced an anxious wait after returning to full-time training only in November. "Being able to compete in my fourth Olympic Games is no less meaningful for me than competing in my first in Salt Lake City in 2002," she said on her Facebook page.
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Zara Phillips, Katherine Kelly and Chemmy Alcott are radiant in ballgowns at Rugby For Heroes launch
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 5 years
Zara was accompanied by her England Rugby player husband, Mike Tindall.
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Telly’s skating champ Matthew on tour
Derbyshire Times - almost 5 years
KING of the rink Matthew Wolfenden is showing off his champion skating moves as a highlight of the live tour of Torvill and Dean’s Dancing On Ice. He joins Jorgie Porter, Chemmy Alcott, Chico, Jennifer Ellison, Andy Whyment, Heidi Range, and Sam Attwater in the skating spectacular, which mirrors the format of the smash-hit television show. Legendary skating duo Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean head the star-studded line-up of performers. Take a rink-side seat to watch the fun at the Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, tonight and tomorrow (Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21) and at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena from Tuesday, April 24 to Thursday, April 26. Tickets for the Nottingham performances range from £42.50-£125, available by contacting 08444 124 624 or Tickets for the Sheffield performances range from £32.50-£57.50 (subject to booking fee), available by calling 0114 256 5656 or online at
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Win! A pair of tickets to Dancing On Ice show
Guardian - almost 5 years
DANCING On Ice fans will have a chance to see the stars from this year’s show when the tour comes to Sheffield. Newly crowned winner Matthew Wolfenden is set to headline the show when it comes to the Motorpoint Arena from 24th-26th April. The Guardian has teamed up with organisers to offer a pair of tickets to one lucky reader. Matthew, who got an impressive score of 58.5 out of 60 in the final, will be joined by six other celebrities from this year’s ITV1 show on the tour. Joining Matthew are runners-up Jorgie Porter and Chico, Olympic skier Chemmy Alcott, actress Jennifer Ellison, Coronation Street actor Andy Whyment, Sugababe Heidi Range and 2011 Dancing on Ice champion and former Eastender’s star Sam Attwater. The judging panel features Robin Cousins, Christopher Biggins, Karen Barber and Dancing on Ice champion from 2007, Kyran Bracken. All of the celebrities are trained and choreographed by Torvill and Dean, who will also perform routines choreographed exclusively for the ...
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Let¿s build self-esteem! Chemmy Alcott and Jane Fallon star in inspirational new Dove campaign
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 5 years
The image features five successful business women including Ricky Gervais's wife Jane Fallon and Olympic skiier Chemmy Alcott. Shot by British fashion photographer Rankin, they are joined by their younger aspirational counterparts in a bid to boost girls' self-esteem.
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'Dancing On Ice' Results: Chemmy Alcott Beaten By Chico
The Huffington Post - almost 5 years
Professional skier <a class="fplink fp-372197" href="/Chemmy+Alcott+1">Chemmy Alcott</a> sloped off Dancing On Ice as she was voted out of the contest ahead of the semi-finals. The sportswoman's run of success came to an end following a circus-themed performance which saw Chemmy, dressed in a sparkly silver leotard and top hat, praised for her "really powerful, really strong and really fluid" routine. More...
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Dancing On Ice 2012: Chemmy Alcott becomes the latest star to leave Dancing On Ice as Strong Man Chico is saved in circus task
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 5 years
This week proved a magical one for the Dancing On Ice contestants as they were asked to dance with a set of Big Top props for Circus Week.
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Dancing On Ice: Chemmy Alcott won't have babies until she gives up skiing
STV - about 5 years
Dancing on Ice star <a class="fplink fp-372197" href="/Chemmy+Alcott+1">Chemmy Alcott</a> has revealed that she is preparing to return to skiing later this year.
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Dancing On Ice 2012: Chemmy Alcott cheered on by Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
The turnaround might have had something to do with the fact that Chemmy was being cheered on by close friend <a class="fplink fp-294065" href="/zara+phillips+1">Zara Phillips</a> and her husband <a class="fplink fp-608702" href="/mike+tindall+1">Mike Tindall</a>.
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Woman In Black premiere: Chemmy Alcott shrugs off Katrina Witt's 'big' comment as she dazzles premiere
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
Ski racer looked glam in black prom dress as she joined <a class="fplink fp-57198" href="/daniel+radcliffe+1">Daniel Radcliffe</a> at his big night.
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Skier Chemmy Alcott on her recovery from horror crash that shattered leg
Daily Mail (UK) - over 5 years
<a class="fplink fp-372197" href="/chemmy+alcott">Chemmy Alcott</a>, 29, from Surrey, was an Olympic contender before a split-second error broke her leg with such force that the bones pierced through her skin.
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Last updated at 8:16 AM on 2nd August 2011 - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Current England back row James Haskell apparently entertained guests, including skier Chemmy Alcott, by snorting the chocolate fondant pudding up his nose. Another top-flight player, Ollie Phillips, revealed Haskell was so drunk that he ended up naked
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Pony club on steroids - Evening Standard
Google News - over 5 years
To glam things up, Goodwood has invited Elizabeth Hurley, skier Chemmy Alcott, Madeleine Lloyd Webber and TV presenters Kate Silverton and Natalie Pinkham to act as grooms, and fashion designers Issa (of course), Amanda Wakeley and Jasmine Guinness to
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Celebrities race at Goodwood - SkySports
Google News - over 5 years
... TV&#39;s Kate Silverton and Natalie Pinkham, wife of Andrew Lloyd Webber and successful racehorse owner Madeleine Lloyd Webber, Channel 4 presenter Alice Plunkett, skiing champion Chemmy Alcott and Financial Times Weekend editor Caroline Daniel
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Surbiton's Mead inspired by Chemmy - Staines Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
The 14-year-old ski racer has been dubbed the next Chemmy Alcott after claiming a clean sweep of British and English Alpine Championship titles in April. Mead, like her Twickenham idol, is currently the British number one in her age group and will step
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Reprezentanci nietypowych krajów w punktujący w PŚ narciarstwie alpejskim cz. 4 -
Google News - over 5 years
... środków dopingujących, ale zdobyty brązowy medal mu odebrano - co myślę o tym to nie jest tajemnica. W ostatnich latach z dobrej strony pokazywała się Chemmy Alcott. WĘGRY - Attila Bonis, Antal Goytz i Andras Volgyesi - wszyscy punktowali w kombinacji
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Chemmy Alcott
  • 2014
    Age 31
    They married at Syon House on 6 June 2014; she now uses the name Chemmy Crawford-Alcott.
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    She retired from international competition following the 2014 season.
    More Details Hide Details Born in Hove, Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, England, Alcott was named after Sophia Loren's character in the 1961 film El Cid. She started skiing at 18 months old on a family holiday in Flaine, France, and first raced at the age of three.
  • 2013
    Age 30
    In October 2013, the BBC reported that Alcott was to marry her current boyfriend, and fellow alpine ski racer, Dougie Crawford.
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  • 2012
    Age 29
    In January 2012 it was announced that Alcott would take part in the ITV programme Dancing on Ice.
    More Details Hide Details There was some concern that this would put at risk her rehabilitation from the fractured leg she sustained in December 2010. In June 2008, Alcott climbed Mount Kilimanjaro along with fellow ski racers Julia Mancuso and Laurenne Ross, and Alcott's then boyfriend Mark Weaver. The climb raised for international humanitarian organisation Right to Play. As of January 2009, she lives in Hampton Court, England. Chemmy is also a motor sport fan; has an MSA Competition Licence and is competing in the 2012 Silverstone Classic Celebrity Challenge race.
    In Winter/Spring 2012, Alcott competed in ITV1's Dancing on Ice alongside professional skater Sean Rice.
    More Details Hide Details They finished 5th place in the competition and were eliminated on 11 March 2012. During her injury lay-off at the start of the 2009 World Cup season, Alcott joined Matt Chilton in the British Eurosport commentary box as guest commentator for several of the women's World Cup events. Alcott has previously appeared on Channel 4's World Cup Skiing programme, with a regular feature called Fit to Ski, in which she demonstrated different exercise techniques.
  • 2010
    Age 27
    Alcott sustained a double fracture of her right leg when she crashed training for the World Cup downhill race at Lake Louise, Canada, on 2 December 2010, and consequently missed the entire 2011 skiing season.
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  • 2009
    Age 26
    At the 2009 World Championships, Alcott finished 21st in the super G. In the following event, the super combined, Alcott had to restart her downhill run after approximately one minute due to a fall from the previous competitor, Frida Hansdotter.
    More Details Hide Details On her re-reun, she finished 13th on her way to 19th overall. In the actual Downhill race, Alcott finished 15th, whilst she finished 29th in the giant slalom – the result of a fall during the second run. Alcott won all five races at the British National Championships (Meribel, France), downhill, super-G, giant slalom, slalom, and super combined titles.
  • 2008
    Age 25
    Alcott had a relatively poor 2008 World Cup season, except for 16th and 17th-place finishes in the downhill and super combined events at St. Anton and a 16th-place finish in the GS race in Maribor, Slovenia.
    More Details Hide Details At the British Championships in Meribel, France, Alcott won the downhill, super G, giant slalom, and slalom titles. She also finished second to 19-year-old Louise Thomas in the super combined. The Championships also saw Alcott take the Overall title for the fifth time. Alcott finished 10th in the opening giant slalom of the season in Sölden, Austria. However, she broke her ankle during training for the next race in Canada, resulting in three months on the sidelines. On her return to action, Alcott finished 15th in the GS at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, and then 21st in the super G at Garmisch the following weekend.
  • 2007
    Age 24
    Alcott began the 2007 season with two 13th-place finishes in the first two downhills of the season at Lake Louise and an 11th-place finish in the super G at the Canadian resort.
    More Details Hide Details This was followed by a 7th-place finish in the next event in Reiteralm, Austria, in a Super Combined competition, the best result of her career to date. Alcott also finished 9th in the Tarvisio Downhill and had four top-20 results in Giant Slalom, qualifying Alcott for her first World Cup Finals (Lenzerheide, Switzerland), where she placed 15th in the Giant Slalom. At the British Alpine Championships in Meribel, Alcott won all four titles on offer: the downhill, super G, giant slalom, and slalom events.
  • 2005
    Age 22
    At the 2005 World Championships (Santa Caterina, Italy), Alcott finished 19th in the Downhill, 22nd in the Super G and 35th place in the Giant Slalom.
    More Details Hide Details At the British National Championships (Meribel, France), Alcott again won the Downhill, Super G, and Slalom), also winning the Victrix Ludorum trophy for the Overall Championship for the third time. The Torino Winter Olympics Games saw Alcott finish 11th in the downhill, the best Olympic performance by a British female skier since 1968. Alcott was however disqualified from the combined event following the first run of the slalom, where her skis were found to be .2 mm narrower than the FIS regulations allowed. She recorded 19th and 22nd-place finishes in the super G and giant slalom events, respectively. In the World Cup, Alcott achieved seven top-30 results, with a best finish of 12th place in the super G at Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria. In a weather disrupted British Championships (Meribel, France), Alcott won the slalom and giant slalom titles. The super G was cancelled due to adverse weather conditions, as was the Senior downhill. However it was decided to award the Senior downhill title using the results of the previous day's Junior race, in which Alcott did not compete. This meant that Katrina Head pipped her to the Overall British title, ending Alcott's stranglehold on the Victrix Ludorum trophy.
  • 2004
    Age 21
    In January 2004, Alcott achieved her first top-10 result, a 9th-place finish in the Cortina dDownhill.
    More Details Hide Details It was the best result by a British woman for more than 30 years, after Gina Hathorn's 9th-place finish in a Slalom at Heavenly Valley in March 1972. However a knee ligament injury meant that Alcott was unable to defend her British titles.
    Throughout the 2004 World Cup season, Alcott consistently finished in the top-30, including an 11th-place finish in the Lake Louise super G – less than 1.5 seconds behind Renate Goetschl's winning time.
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  • 2003
    Age 20
    In March 2003, Alcott scored her first World Cup points by finishing 27th in a GS event in Innsbruck, Austria.
    More Details Hide Details At the British National Championships in Tignes, France, she won the slalom title for the first time on her way to a clean sweep of all the disciplines title.
  • 2001
    Age 18
    The season also saw Alcott capture the 2001 British Junior title and the Senior British super G title in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria.
    More Details Hide Details At 19 years of age, Alcott was ranked in the Top 10 in the world for her age group, whilst also rising from 683rd to 126th in the downhill rankings over the course of the season. Her Olympic debut followed in Salt Lake City, Utah. She competed in all of the Alpine disciplines with a best result of 14th position in the combined event. Later in the season, Alcott returned to the Junior World Championships, finishing in 4th place based on overall championship points. In her final British Junior Championships, Alcott won all the titles on offer. She also won British Senior tiles in the Giant Slalom, Super G and Downhill – claiming the Overall Senior crown for the first time.
    At the 2001 Junior World Championships, Alcott finished 8th in the slalom event on her way to 5th in the overall classification.
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  • 1999
    Age 16
    The winter of 1999 also saw her crowned World Schools Champion, before adding the World Artificial and Australian Overall Championships to her name in 2000.
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    In December 1999, Alcott made her World Cup debut in a giant slalom race in Lienz, Austria.
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    The following winter Alcott won Silver (super G) and Bronze (giant slalom) medals at the 1999 European Youth Olympics in Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia.
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  • 1998
    Age 15
    She returned to the Australia/New Zealand Cup during the 1998 European summer, winning the overall championship.
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  • 1997
    Age 14
    By the end of the 1997/1998 season, she had made her debuts in both the FIS Junior World Championships (Chamonix) and the British National Championships (Tignes), where she won a Silver medal in the Giant Slalom.
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    Alcott made her FIS race debut in August 1997 in a Giant Slalom event at Coronet Peak, New Zealand.
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  • 1993
    Age 10
    In 1993 Alcott won the Etoile D'Or French Village Ski Championship, becoming a member of the British Junior Alpine team in 1994 and won the 1995 Sunday Times Junior Sportswoman of the Year award.
    More Details Hide Details Every British summer from the age of eleven to nineteen, Alcott travelled to New Zealand to train in the antipodean winter. She was a talented athlete as a youngster, not only representing Richmond in dry slope skiing, but also in tennis at the London Youth Games. Her achievements as a junior and senior were recognised when she was inducted into the London Youth Games Hall of Fame in 2011. Aged twelve, Alcott broke her neck in a skiing accident, recovering with two of her vertebrae fused together. She still carries X-rays of the injury so that if she is ever in an accident, the hospital will know not to prise the vertebrae apart.
  • 1982
    Born on July 10, 1982.
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