chemmy


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chemmy

(ˈʃɛmɪ)
n
(Card Games) cards short for chemin de fer
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AS the UK's most famous female skier, Chemmy Alcott - who competed in four Winter Olympics and is Britain's most successful female World Cup alpine racer - knows a thing or two about facing challenges.
The skier Chemmy Allcott, awards judge and four-time Winter Olympian, presented the award at a ceremony at the St George's Hotel in Llandudno.
Hosted and judged by Olympic downhill skier, Chemmy Alcott, the glittering event attracted a record number of entries from across the UK.
BRITAIN'S Chemmy Alcott , having fought back from the third leg break of her career last August, was understandably delighted with her 19th place finish in the Sochi 2014 women's downhill.
I definitely thought it was there." Chemmy Alcott, skiing at her fourth Olympics just six months after breaking her leg, finished 19th in the women's downhill.
"We get the idea," said BBC2's Hazel Irvine who mistook Albania's flag for a torch and Chemmy Alcott for snowboarder Aimee Fuller (yes, I watch too much telly) and had an attack of the "iconics".
With which sport would you associate Chemmy Alcott?
WHILE most brides-to-be are selecting flowers, posting invitations and choosing table settings, Chemmy Alcott isn't giving her wedding a second thought.
Meanwhile, there's also action from the women's downhill in St Anton, Austria, where British No 1 skier Chemmy Alcott was scheduled to return from what could have been a career-ending injury.