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1 Royal Gurkha Rifles excel at Skiing

19th January 2018

1rgr-ski-71 Royal Gurkha Rifles recently took part in Exercise FROSTED BLADE 33, which is the Infantry skiing competition for 2018 which took place in Val d’Isere France. 

The Exercise consisted of a five week training package culminating in race week.

The successes for 1 Royal Gurkha Rifles were:

In A team Rifleman Mohan Ale (Support company) won:

  • Silver Individual Giant slalom – Novice
  • Silver Individual Slalom – Novice
  • Best dedicated skier and most improved skier

In B team Rifleman Hemanta Rana (C Company) won:

  • Gold Individual Slalom – Junior
  • Gold Individual Slalom – Novice
  • Silver Individual Giant Slalom – Junior
  • Silver Individual Super G – Junior
  • Gold overall combination – Junior
  • Gold overall combination – Novice

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