Northallerton boarder rides high

Riding high - Northallerton's Sam Turnbull wins bronze at the Burton Hi5 freestyle snow sport event in Scotland. (s)
Riding high - Northallerton's Sam Turnbull wins bronze at the Burton Hi5 freestyle snow sport event in Scotland. (s)

A Northallerton snow boarder has wowed the crowds with his freestyle snowboarding skills.

Sam Turnbull who is sponsored by SNO!zone in Castleford picked up a top award at the Scottish leg of the Burton Hi5 series of freestyle snow sports events.

The 19-year-old picked up his second bronze medal win in a month having previously come third at the male British Indoor Slope Style Championships.

Sarah Porteus, SNO!zone brand and marketing manager, said: “This was a fantastic event and our sponsored rider Sam really shone.

“We strive to help all of our sponsored riders to develop, so it’s fantastic to see them doing so well in a prestigious competition like this.”

The Burton Hi5 snow sports event travels countrywide.