- YOB // 1995
- Discipline // Snowboard Cross
- Squad // World Cup Squad
- Hometown // Hemel Hempsted, ENG
Born in Hemel Hempstead, Bankes moved to the southern alps of France with her family when she was just four years old, and has been racing internationally for France since she was 15.
Bankes represented France at the Sochi and PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, but in November 2018 she changed licences to compete for Great Britain. Bankes represented GB at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2022.
Inside her first three months as a British athlete, Bankes finished second at the World Championships, scored a World Cup podium as well as three Europa Cup victories.
In 2021 Charlotte became World Snowboard Cross Champion in Idrefjäll, Sweden. Dominating the 2021-22 winter season, Charlotte won five out of the eight Snowboard Cross World Cups on the calendar and was awarded the Crystal Globe.