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Max Baggio [2010] speeds to national downhill titles.

After completing his A levels, Max is currently taking a year off from his further academic studies to pursue his talents in skiing as far as they may take him!

‘Max Baggio admits topping the podium is a feeling he’ll never get bored of after the teenage speed demon added to his growing medal collection on day two of the Delancey British National Alpine Ski championships.

The downhill discipline proved another high-octane event in Tignes after the thrills and spills of Monday’s Super-G, in which he took gold. On Tuesday, 19-year-old Baggio won the British National Downhill title, gliding across the line with a time of 1:15.89 His taste for gold didn’t stop there, once again topping the charts in the National Junior Championships to clinch the British U21 crown. “The winning feeling here so far is great, it’s good to compete against your fellow Brits and I’m happy to return to the podium,” said Baggio’.

extract from Herts Advertiser March 26th