Category: Winter Olympics

#45) Elise Christie

Photo credit: Martin Holtom It’s difficult finding a genuine reason to dislike Elise Christie. Her quirky personality, motivational Instagram posts and relative humbleness despite her immense talent all serve to make the short track speed skater highly endearing. She is a journalist’s dream too,… Continue Reading “#45) Elise Christie”

#23) Liz Nicholl CBE

Photo credit: UK Sport Ask any British Olympic medalist the story behind their success and often they will tell you it’s down to help they received from others. While everyone has their own unique path, look closely into the journey of many athletes from… Continue Reading “#23) Liz Nicholl CBE”

#19) Lizzy Yarnold

Retirement is one of sport’s inevitabilities, alongside success, failure and injury. And while there will always be some upset at seeing their favourite athletes walking away, the mark of one that’s truly special is the universal outpouring of love sent their way after making… Continue Reading “#19) Lizzy Yarnold”

Guide to Sochi 2014 – the short version!

After some very useful feedback, I decided to considerably shorten my Winter Olympic guide so it suits everyone and not just people like me! I get so caught up in things I often forget that 99% of the population don’t have the same interest… Continue Reading “Guide to Sochi 2014 – the short version!”