Pro snowboarder and skiing competitor jailed

A PROFESSIONAL snowboarder and an international skiing competitor have been jailed for dealing large quantities of ecstasy, cocaine and ice in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains.

Benjamin Adam Miles, 25, and Julian Edward Abraham, 26, were sentenced to eight years and four-and-half years respectively for their part in a drug supply ring which operated in Jindabyne during the 2015 snow season, ABC reports

Miles, who founded the clothing label Snowbones and has travelled overseas to compete professionally in snowboarding, pleaded guilty to five counts of supplying drugs worth $300,000 between July and August 2015.

The New South Wales District Court heard Miles sold large commercial quantities of ecstasy, cocaine and ice, which he told customers to refer to as "cheeseburgers", "drinks" and "fries" when they placed their orders.

Topics:  dangerous drugs nsw skiing

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