Chimene Alcott, known as Chemmy (1982-) is a popular British Ski racer and sports presenter. Born in Hove, England, Alcott was named after Sophia Loren’s character in the 1961 film El Cid. She started skiing as a child and became a member of the British Junior Alpine team in 1994 travelling to New Zealand to train in the winter. In 1995 she was named Sunday Times Junior Sportswoman of the Year. She was Senior British National Champion seven times between 1999 and 2009, and Overall British Ladies Champion eight times and was inducted into the London Youth Games Hall of Fame in 2011.

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