Winter Paralympics - Team GB Sochi
This project focuses on the athletes who are representing Great Britain at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi.
Above - Alpine Skiing Team
Back from left - James Whitley; Caroline Powell (guide to Jade); Jade Etherington; Kelly Gallagher; Charlotte Evans (Guide to Kelly ) and Mick Brennan.
Front from left - Anna Turney; Charlotte Ferrier (Guide to Millei); Millie Knight and Ben Sneesby.
Wheelchair Curling Team
From left Robert McPherson, Aileen Neilson, Angela Malone and Gregor Ewan
Team GB Athletes
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Mick started to learn adaptive skiing in November 2008 as part of his rehabilitation programme at Headley Court, following an incident while on military duty in Iraq in November 2004.
SILVER Downhill - visually impaired - finished 2.73 seconds
Jade first tried skiing during a family holiday when she was eight years old. She skied recreationally for 10 years before joining the BDST Development Squad in 2009.
Guide to Kelly Gallagher.
Guide to Millie Knight.
Kelly Gallagher, finished in sixth place Women's Downhill - visually impaired..
Kelly tried Alpine Skiing for the first time on a trip to Andorra when she was 17 years old. She developed a real love for the sport and was accepted onto the BDST Development Squad in 2008. In August 2009, she made her international debut at the Winter Games in New Zealand.
Millie is set to make her Paralympic debut in Sochi, guided by Rachael Ferrier.
Guide to Jade Etherington
Ben first tried skiing on a dry ski slope when he was 11 years old and quickly took to the sport.
Did not finish - crashed in Women's Downhill - sitting
Anna will represent Paralympics GB for the second time at Sochi 2014.
James has been skiing since he was four years old and made his international debut when he was 11. He has also represented both his school and Courchevel, where he trains, in non-disabled competition, winning six cups.
Gregor will make his Paralympic debut at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
Sochi 2014 will be Tom’s fifth Paralympic Games.
Angie first started playing Wheelchair Curling in 2003 and went on to make her international debut at the 2004 World Championships in Sursee, Switzerland.
Bob will make his Paralympic debut at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
Aileen will represent ParalympicsGB in Wheelchair Curling for the second time at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.