WATERSKIING: Nutt cracks it with a brilliant golden hat-trick

Katie Nutt flies off the ramp on the way to winning triple gold

Katie Nutt flies off the ramp on the way to winning triple gold

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Katie Nutt, from Standlake, near Witney, struck gold in all three disciplines at the National Championships in Hazelwood Ski World, Lincoln.

Competing in the Under 14 category, the 13-year-old posted a personal best to win the slalom final with five buoys at 14m and also leapt a best of 13.2m to take victory in the jump final.

The pupil from Bartholomew School, Eynsham, who trains at Oxford Wake and Ski Club with coach Steve Glanfield, completed her terrific treble with gold in the overall category.

She also qualified for the ladies’ open trick final where she finished fifth.

Nutt is now looking forward to representing Great Britain at the European and African Junior Championships in Sesena, Spain, later this month.

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