The British Paralympic Association today announced the seven alpine skiers and three competition partners who will compete for ParalympicsGB.
Liz Nicholl, CEO of UK Sport, said: "Congratulations to the skiers selected today to represent ParalympicsGB at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. UK Sport is proud to have supported members of our Para-Alpine Ski team and the Wheelchair Curling team on their Road to Sochi, as part of our National Lottery and Government funded World Class Performance Programme.
"Our ambition for the team is to win at least two Paralympic medals in Sochi, which would represent the best performance by a British Winter Paralympic team since Lillehammer 1994, and we look forward to seeing our Paralympians’ hard work and dedication come to fruition."
The skiers selected are:
- Kelly Gallagher* - guided by Charlotte Evans*
- Jade Etherington* - guided by Caroline Powell*
- Millie Knight - guided by Rachael Ferrier
- Mick Brennan
- Ben Sneesby
- James Whitley
- Anna Turney
Wheelchair Curling squad:
- Angie Malone*
- Aileen Neilson*
- Gregor Ewan*
- Tom Killin*
- Bob McPherson*
Find out more about the Para-Alpine Skiers and Wheelchair Curling squad on the ParalympicsGB website.
*Athletes supported by UK Sport’s National Lottery and Exchequer funded World Class Performance Programme