Britain is sending two biathlon athletes to Sochi 2014, Lee Jackson and Amanda Lightfoot. The pair are not expected to medal but finishing in the top half will be seen as a successful Olympics. Continue Reading →
Freestyle skiing has a total of five events at Sochi 2014: moguls, aerials, ski cross, half-pipe and slopestyle. Half-pipe and slopestyle are both new to the Olympics this year, added largely because of their popularity in annual tournaments like the X Games and Dew Tour. Continue Reading →
Profile: Chemmy Alcott
Sport: Alpine skier
Fun fact: Chemmy Alcott currently holds the world record for the number of beer mats flipped and caught in 30 seconds.
Pro snowboarder, Slopestyle
Likes: Gin & Tonic and Surfing
When Jenny Jones began snowboarding at the age of 17 in 1998 on a dry ski slope in England, she never thought she would be heading to the Olympics to represent her country. Continue Reading →