Noel Baxter

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Noel Baxter (born 1981) is a Scottish alpine skier from Aviemore. He represented Britain at the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics.

Skiing career[edit]

He represented Great Britain in 2002 Olympics, coming 21st in the men's slalom.[1]

Despite good form in the 2009-2010 season, he was not picked for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.[2] After retiring from competition Baxter became a coach for the Spanish national ski team. he now coaches the British Women's Alpine Team.[3] [4] Baxter, as with his brother Alain, also played shinty for Kincraig Camanachd.

Family[edit]

He is the half-brother of fellow Alpine skier, Alain Baxter,[1] and a cousin of snowboarder Lesley McKenna.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Baxter grabs bronze for Britain". BBC News. 23 February 2002. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  2. ^ Gavin Musgrove (27 January 2010). "Baxter devastated at Olympic snub". Strathspey and Badenoch Herald. Retrieved 30 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Noel Baxter - CHHP". chhp.com. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Baxters end season on downhill note". Strathspey and Badenoch Herald. 28 February 2007. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Team GB hails Baxter". bbc.co.uk. 23 February 2002. Retrieved 15 February 2014.