Ellie Soutter ‘didn’t realise her own talents’ – BBC News

A foundation set up in memory of a British snowboarder has marked the first anniversary of her death by sponsoring a second athlete.

Ellie Soutter died on her 18th birthday and her father, Tony, set up the Ellie Soutter Foundation to help fund young athletes.Snowboarder Mia Brookes, 12, will receive sponsorship to attend a training camp in Austria in the autumn.

Fellow snowboarder Maisie Hill was the first recipient in October 2018.

Brookes, a member of the GB park and pipe squad, won big air gold at the Brits – the British Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding Championships – last year.

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