Tilley joins elite club of British racers to have scored World Cup points in two disciplines

SESTRIERE, ITALY - DECEMBER 11: Alexandra Tilley of Great Britain in action during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Slalom on December 11, 2016 in Sestriere, Italy (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom)

It had been expected to happen in the Giant Slalom, another World Cup points scoring experience for Alex Tilley but, in her own words, “another racer turned up to race instead of the girl that had been impressing on the warm up course.” When a racer puts their mind to something after a bad run, sometimes the sky is the limit and Alex Tilley produced a superb performance to join a very select group of racers to have scored World Cup points in two or more disciplines, a group that includes her coach, Noel Baxter.

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