SNOWBOARDING: Tynan takes gold in Switzerland

Luton snowboarder Liam Tynan won an excellent double gold at the recent British Championships in Laax, Switzerland.

Friday, 13th May 2016, 1:00 pm
Top tricks: Liam Tynan on top of the podium in Switzerland

The 11-year-old, who lives in Lower Woodside and only took up the sport just two-and-a-half years ago, competed in three disciplines; Half Pipe, Bordercross and Slope Style.

He took gold in Slope Style, finishing ahead of Lewis Hopkinson and Koby Cook and Half Pipe, while also claiming silver in Bordercross.

The youngster is now being recognized for his achievements and is currently submitting his Pathway application for the GB Park and Pipe Academy.

Liam Tynan in action

Tynan has competed in the English and British Championships in 2015 in the UK and achieved bronze and silver respectively.

He attends MK Snozone twice a week, while also training with Luton Athletic club too.

Liam Tynan in action