Jasmin Taylor

Age: 24 - Results:
Multiglisse Les Houches-Servoz
8x World Cup podium
5x British Champion
2x World Championship podium
1x French Cup Champion
Jasmine Taylor is a professional telemarker : Jasmin is the first British woman to win a medal at the World Championship in the telemark discipline. She spends the winter in Chamonix, France, where she trains for the 2019 World Championship season and World Championships. Persistent and hard-working, Jaz's exceptional talent for telemark is matched only by her fierce determination and ambition to one day become a World Champion.
Jasmin has achieved four World Cup victories across all three disciplines and has 22 World Cup podiums to her name. Jaz is five time British Champion and 2013 French Cup Champion. She finished second in the Parallel Sprint and third in the Classic overall World Cup 2017/18 standings.
Jaz joined the British Ski Academy as an athlete aged 12, competing as an alpine skier. After becoming the youngest British Ski Cross Champion ever, aged just 15, she made the England Freestyle Ski Team in 2009. It was during this time Jaz started telemark skiing, a discipline for which she showed potential on a far larger scale, competing in 2011 at her first World Junior Championship.
Jaz was invited to the World Junior Championships after the British Telemark Ski Team spotted her results in the French Cup series following her frequent podium appearances. Jaz has been on the team ever since. During winter, she bases herself in Chamonix, France, and is currently training for the World Cupseason and the 2019 World Championships. Persistent and hard-working, Jaz’s exceptional talent for telemarking is matched only by her fierce determination and ambition to one day be World Champion.
  • Age : 27 years old
  • Place of birth : Colchester, Essex (UK)
  • Place of residence : Ipswich, Suffolk (UK)
  • Telemark specialty : Racing
  • At what age did you start skiing 10 years old, on the dry ski slope in England.
  • When and why did you start Telemark? 16 years old, with Sebastien Mansart whilst at the British Ski Academy doing a Telemark trail week.
  • What do you like about telemark?The freedom of movement and feeling whilst skiing.
  • What do you like about Meidjo bindings? The accuracy from the foot to the ski.
  • What is your favorite spot for telemarking? Les Houches, no place like home.
  • What is your next destination or place where you would like to telemark? I would like to visit Japan.
  • Did you compete? What prize did you win? Yes, this season in 2019 1st x1, 2nd x2, 3rd x4 during world cups.
  • What is your job?I’m a gym instructor and student studying part time.
  • What other sports or non-sports activities do you practise? I study Sport & Exercise Science, I like to sail and surf and wind surf.