Charlie is a member of the GB Alpine World Cup squad having competed in Winter Olympics, World Cup, World Championships and European Cup competitions. She has received grant support through the Skiers Trust’s Snowsports Competitor, Penny Mabey and Ladies Ski Club Funds over more than ten years as she has developed her career. She is a member of our Pool
Ranked in the top 30 slalom skiers in the world, in 2021 she won the European Cup slalom in Reiteralm, Austria and had top twenty finishes at the World Cup and the FIS World Championships. In 2020 she won the European Cup slalom at Hasliberg, Switzerland.
The previous year she became the first British woman to win a European Cup slalom by winning in Folgaria, Italy, and took two other European Cup podium places. She placed highest British female in the slalom at the 2019 FIS World Ski Championships In 2018 she represented GB in the slalom at the Winter Olympics in Korea.
In slalom, Charlie was Junior British Alpine Ski Champion in 2014 and Senior British Ski Champion four times to 2018. In GS she has been both Junior and Senior British Champion.
Charlie has fought her way back to the top of British skiing after a near career ending training crash in 2014 which resulted in four fractured vertebrae. Four years later she became the first British woman to ever win an Alpine European Cup race.
She began her skiing with the Scottish Ski Club before joining the British Ski Academy at 11 years old, developed with the Scottish Alpine Ski Team whilst at school and, at 14 years old, was the first British girl to win an international race.
Alongside her skiing, Charlie is studying for a BSc in Psychology at the University of Aberdeen, supported both by the University and Winning Students Scotland.
The Skiers Trust began supporting Charlie whilst she was at school, in 2009, and has continued to do so as she has progressed. She is an example of the young people with snowsports potential who the Trust attempts to identify and provide much needed help in order for them to develop their talent.