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Guide to Kelly Gallagher
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Gary Smith first tried skiing as part of an RAF skiing expedition in 2002 in Les Arcs, France. He quickly became hooked and, within four years, he was racing for the RAF squad.
Following Charlotte Evans’ retirement, Gary began guiding for Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher, working as a full-time athlete with support from the Royal Air Force.
Soon after pairing up, the duo claimed a gold, silver and two bronze medals at the IPC World Cup Finals in Aspen, Colorado in March 2016, though they missed the 2017 World Championships after Kelly sustained a significant injury in training.
Gary and Kelly competed together at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games with a fifth-place finish in the giant slalom their best result on the slopes of Jeongseon.
Kelly Gallaher in action at PyeongChang 2018
2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Games
- Super-G: 8th
- Super combined: 7th
- Giant slalom: 5th
- Slalom: 6th
18 March 2018
A golden finish for Fitzpatrick and Kehoe
16 March 2018
PyeongChang 2018: Meenagh and Whitley bow out with impressive performances
14 March 2018
Giant slalom silver makes it three for Fitzpatrick and Kehoe
11 March 2018
PyeongChang 2018: Knight and Wild double up while Fitzpatrick and Kehoe bounce back in style
11 March 2018
Double delight as ParalympicsGB take super-G silver and bronze
9 March 2018
Gallagher: "These Games are special"
14 February 2018
Fitzpatrick and Kehoe warm up for PyeongChang with tenth World Cup medal
8 February 2018