Athletes from the Borders have been chosen to represent Scotland at next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Paralympic Silver Medallist Libby Clegg and up-and-coming wheelchair racer Samantha Kinghorn are among the first 27 members to be named for Team Scotland.
Jenny Longden reports:
At 17-years-old Samantha Kinghorn is the youngest person to be chosen for the 2014 Commonwealth Games team.
She took up wheelchair racing after an accident at her family farm left her paralysed in 2010.
Four Athletes from the Borders will be representing Scotland at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Para-athletes Samantha Kinghorn, a wheelchair racer from Gordon and Libby Clegg, a paralympic runner from Newcastleton will be representing Team Scotland, as will runners Guy Learmonth from Berwick and Chris O'Hare from West Linton.
27 sportsmen and women have been named in the first round of the team selection, with 300 days to go until the Commonwealth Games begin.
Scottish Borders wheelchair racing champion Samantha Kinghorn has won five gold medals at the English Federation of Disability Sport Championships in the 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1500 metre titles.
The 17-year-old, form Gordon, will also represent Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014.
Two years ago Samantha was helping to clear snow on her family farm when she was crushed by falling ice and snow.
The accident broke her spine, leaving her paralysed and she was told she would never walk again.
During her six months of recovery in hospital, she used her love of sport to help with her rehabilitation.
Samantha then visited the National Centre for Disability Sport in Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, which is when she discovered wheelchair racing.
Samantha Kinghorn from Gordon in the Scottish Borders has been inspired by this years Paralympic Games, and is hoping to compete in 2016.
The 16-year-old was left paralysed after breaking her spine two years ago.
However, in just five months she has risen through the ranks as a paralympic hopeful for wheelchair racing at Rio de Janeiro in four years time.