Mar 9 2012 by Donald Morton, Stirling Observer Friday
DUNBLANE High School pupil Alison Todd (pictured) is taking part in the World Schools Ski Championships in Gressoney, Italy, this week.
She joined the Scottish squad in Pila for high-altitude training before the slalom and giant slalom events.
Taking part alongside the Scots are Germany, Austria, France, and Italy.
Alison is a member of the Muckhart and District Snowsports Club, which trains at the Firpark Ski Centre, Tillycoultry.
Her father Gary is coach with the Scottish Ski Club at the Cairngorms.