The first competitions for the European cup boarder cross took place at Puy st vincent this weekend.
There were over 180 competitions representing more than 20 nations. There were a number of competitors from the world cup teams ensuring a high quality field in both the mens and women’s events
The Bankes family had three competitors representing Britain and France and had a successful weekend.
Charlotte Bankes coming back from injury and in her first competitive event for a year secured first place on the Saturday and 8th on Sunday.
Thomas Bankes gained a top 16 place on the Saturday before being taken out in the quarter finals and William Bankes secured a top 10 position on the Sunday.
Next week Tom and William will be representing Britain and France in the first World Cup event in Europe to be held in Veysonnaz, Switzerland. Charlotte, still recovering from injury will be taking it easy until the next European Cup in Norway which will be held on the 4-5 February.