ERV UK sponsor freestyle skier Ross Welch

Press release   •   Dec 17, 2012 10:12 UTC are excited to announce their new sponsorship of top upcoming British freestyle skier Ross Welch.

After three and a half years as a freestyle skier, 21 year old Ross looks as though he’s going to have a great future ahead of him. 2012 has seen Ross participating in the Slope Style and Big Air at the 2012 British Snow Tour and also in the London Freeze Festival. Ross has set his sights on competing again at the next British Snow Tour in Tignes which takes place early next year and to enter the Mayrhofen Freeski Open.

Just beginning his Freestyle Ski career Ross also has big hopes for the future wanting to complete the Dew Tour and to become part of the full Great Britain team and compete in a future Winter Olympics.

Ross has an immense drive to succeed in Freestyle skiing and really wants to push the sport forward. Such a passion for the sport has led him to start up his own organisation to create awareness and support for the scene from a grass roots level. Ross also runs his own ski and snowboard competition called Gap Nation which attracts around ninety people to get together and share their passion for winter sports!

Along with their friends at Atomic, can see that Ross definitely is one of the up and coming stars of Freestyle Skiing and are excited to see where this year will take him!

At Ross’ website,, you can see more of Ross in Fall Line and Loaded magazine and also be updated on the upcoming Sky documentary ‘Mother of Invention’ which he recently took part in.

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