Skier set to pursue dream

Liam Keyes, skier who is going to Sheffield University
Liam Keyes, skier who is going to Sheffield University
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A freestyle skier from Derbyshire has deferred his place at The University of Sheffield in a bid to achieve his dream on the slopes.

Liam Keyes is working as a lifeguard at Hathersage Pool to raise money to train in Europe and America.

Liam Keyes, skier who is going to Sheffield University

Liam Keyes, skier who is going to Sheffield University

He took part in the Freestyle Ski Junior World Championships in March, and his goal now is to qualify for two top level skiing competitions.

But he receives no funding and is seeking a sponsor to support his efforts.

Liam said: “I am so excited at the prospect of concentrating full-time on my mogul skiing. 
“It has been hard to put the time into my studies and reach the top level in skiing, so I am grateful to The University of Sheffield for deferring my place to allow me to follow my dream.”