The freestyle skier Izzy Atkin has withdrawn from the Big Air competition at Beijing 2022. She won a bronze medal at the Pyeongchang 2018 Games. NEW
The 23-year-old skier broke her pelvis at the Dew Tour in Colorado, USA, last December.
We reported on it at the time on PlanetSKI and raised doubts about her Olympic participation.
Strong results for GB athletes but injury strikes
She still aims to compete in Beijing in the slopestyle – the event in which she won Olympic bronze at the PyeongChang 2018 Games.
She is working hard on her rehabilitation and an announcement is expected as the medical team monitor her progress.
See here for our full article on the GB Snowsport athletes at the Winter Olympics and who the main medal hopefuls are:
Winter Olympics Set to Get Underway This Week
There is some good news for Team GB in the preparation for the Games as the snowboard cross athlete, Charlotte Bankes, is continuing her good form, and has secured another podium finish in a World Cup event.
She took bronze in Cortina in Italy at the weekend.