Since the tragic passing of Ellie Soutter on her 18th birthday, 25th July 2018, in her memory, we, her family, have decided to continue fundraising under Ellie's name for young winter athletes that need financial assistance to achieve their potential and dreams, in much the same way as Ellie had looked for your help.

As a junior athlete coming from a family without substantial wealth, Ellie often had to miss out on competing and training through lack of funds. She felt and understood the constant pressure to obtain the necessary funds for her training and events. A full season of required training to maintain this level of competition was in excess of £32,000 annually. At this time, as a Junior GB athlete, there is minimal or no funding for travel or accommodation and athletes have to pay a subscription for coaching.

We are setting up The Ellie Soutter Foundation (#TESF) to relieve some financial pressure for young winter athletes and also bring awareness to people around these athletes of the pressures they are under. We hope to soon be ready for applications that will be assessed by a group of trustees and award finance to help with travel, accommodation and mental health coaching were needed.







The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival 2019


We will again have a stand at The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival 2019 from the 24 - 27 October. The event will take place at Battersea Evolution at Battersea Park, London. We will have exciting news to share.






Mental health in teenagers is a growing problem in the UK and globally, because it’s not seen we tend to choose not to talk about it, and this also affects our young athletes.

When their friends are all going out as normal teenagers drinking and partying young athletes have to think twice about the consequences of a night out, they are also unable to hold down a job whether it be part time or full to fund their own life, due to training commitments.

Education also becomes an issue so they often have to take up home schooling and due to the reduction in a normal social life it can be very lonely at times for them. Ellie Soutter #riding2win When as Ellie, a young athlete starts to achieve world rankings, this just adds to the pressures of life to maintain or better those rankings, so this is another area they need coaching in.

A season for an athlete such as Ellie would run to in excess of €32,000. Ellie was constantly worried about how much of a financial burden her sport was for her father Tony Soutter, and as a teenager this should not have been the case. Unfortunately, big companies shy away from young athletes as they are not brand-able until they become adults.



The Ellie Soutter Foundation is a Registered Charity in France.
Association No: W742007231.

The Ellie Soutter Foundation


Please contact us on contact@theelliesoutter.foundation if you require more information

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