In January 2014 Jamie gained entry into well known race called ‘Der Weisse Ring’, or translated, ‘The White Ring’. The race is held every year in The Alberg, Austria.
This year’s race was the 51st-year anniversary of the ski circuit between Lech and Zürs. The “White Ring Race” allows 1,000 racers, starts at an altitude of 2,360m, with 22 kilometres of piste and 5,500 metres of altitude and is officially the longest and largest ski race in the world. The course record has been held from the start by Olympic and World Champion Patrick Ortlieb with a time of 44:35:07.
As well as hoping to beat the current record, Jamie wanted to raise money for the local charity Steven Gerrard Foundation.
Steven’s charity raises vital financial support for UK underprivileged children and in the short few years it has been in existence, it has raised millions of pounds and has made a real difference for hundreds of needy children.
Jamie completed the race all in one piece and managed to raise £2,727 for the Steven Gerrard Foundation!