0A ST Nicholas High School pupil is impressing on the slopes of Europe after taking up freestyle skiing just 18 months ago.
Liam Beardsmore-Egerton, 16, began his career on dry slopes and at Pat Sharples Grom camps.
He now regularly trains at the Chill Factore in Manchester, which sponsors him, and has taken part in several European competitions.
In April, he earned a silver medal in the Trespass Skiercross event at the Brits in Laax Championships, Switzerland.
He also impressed in the Animal Slopestyle event (23rd) and the Quicksilver Big Air event (21st).