David Ryding (born 5 December 1986) is an English World Cup alpine ski racer who specialises in slalom.



Widely considered to be the greatest British skier of all time, he has competed for Great Britain in four Olympics, seven World Championships, and won the Europa Cup.

Ryding started competing on dry ski slopes at age eight, first skied on snow at twelve, and continued racing on dry slopes until age 21.



Ryding competed for Great Britain at the 2010 Winter Olympics. His best result was 27th place in slalom.

World Cup results

Season standings

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2013 26 136 51
2014 27
2015 28 99 30
2016 29 70 22
2017 30 23 8
2018 31 34 11
2019 32 24 9
2020 33 57 13
2021 34 37 12
2022 35 64 11

Race results

  • 1 win – (1 SL)
  • 4 podiums – (4 SL, 1 PSL)
  • 23 top tens
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2017 22 Jan 2017 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Slalom 2nd
2019 1 Jan 2019 Norway  Oslo, Norway Parallel slalom 2nd
2021 10 Jan 2021  Switzerland  Adelboden, Switzerland Slalom 3rd
2022 22 Jan 2022 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Slalom 1st

World Championship results

  Year  Age  Slalom  Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2009 22 DNF1 41
2011 24 DNF1 39
2013 26 DNF2
2015 28 DNF1
2017 30 11
2019 32 9
2021 34 DNF1

Olympic results

  Year  Age  Slalom  Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2010 23 27 47
2014 27 17
2018 31 9

Dave Ryding Parents: Meet Carl Ryding and Shirley Ryding

Carl Ryding and Shirley Ryding are the parents of English World Cup alpine ski racer David Ryding. His parents are said to have had a very huge impact in his career as they taught him how to ski race at a very young age.

His father Carl can also be considered a television personality as he has appeared in one of the TV shows called ‘Grandpa Reports’. It aired in the year 2018 and he featured on it as a celebrity father.

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