Lincolnshire's record breaking Paralympian Jade Etherington has retired from competitive skiing to focus on her teaching career.
The 23 year old from Bourne has decided to quit following discussions with her sighted guide, Caroline Powell.
Jade made history as the first British woman to claim a Paralympic skiing medal. Together the pair won three silvers and one bronze at this year's Winter Games in Russia.
More good news for the British team as Lincoln's Jade Etherington won bronze, her second medal of the Games, at the Winter Paralympics in the super-G.
David Cameron was among a host of names congratulating Britain's Jade Etherington, after the the British skier won the women's visually impaired downhill:
Proud of Jade Etherington, who won silver in the women's visually impaired downhill in Sochi. #GoParalympicsGB.
A host of others took to the social network to tweet their thanks. Eventually, Etherington herself tweeted, though her celebrations were understated:
We've won a Downhill medal!!!!!!! It's Silver :))))
Jade Etherington and her guide Caroline Powell crowned their first season racing together by winning Great Britain's first Paralympic medal on snow in 20 years in Sochi.
Etherington, who celebrates her 23rd birthday on Sunday, is visually impaired and communicates with Powell down the course via radio.
The pair became the first British women ever to win a Paralympic skiing medal, despite the short time they've been racing together.
It was only last April that they first got to know each other, August they first skied competitively together and January this year they first competed as a pair in a downhill.
Britain's Jade Etherington has won silver in the women's visually impaired downhill on the first day of action at the Winter Paralympics in Sochi.
The 22-year-old from Lincoln and her guide Caroline Powell - who are making their Games debut - clocked one minute 34.28 seconds at Rosa Khutor.
They finished 2.73 seconds behind Slovakia's Henrieta Farkasova and her guide Natalia Subrtova.
Double Paralympic champion archer Danielle Brown will not compete at any future Paralympic Games after failing to overturn a ruling saying she's no longer eligible for disabled events.
Danielle, who won gold at both the London and Beijing games, has complex regional pain syndrome which gives her chronic pain in her feet. But after a classification test at the world championships last November, World Archery deemed her disability did not affect her performance.
A celebration of Paralympic sport will take place in Leeds today as the city marks a rise in popularity in disability sport in the 12 months since the finale of London 2012.
The John Charles Centre for Sport is hosting a 'Leeds 2 Rio' celebration showcasing a range of disability sport.
There will be taster sessions of a range of sports for people of all ages and abilities to try.
Wheelchair racer Georgina Oliver from Huddersfield will be appearing at the event. She trains at the centre as part of Leeds City Athletics Club. Recently she claimed a bronze medal at the IPC World Championships.
The Leeds wheelchair racing programme has seen its numbers treble in the last year, inspired by Hannah Cockroft's performances at the Paralympics.
Europe's only one armed climber has accepted a place in Team GB. 16-year-old Sianagh Gallagher from York will compete in the world championships next month.
Archer, Danielle Brown, who took gold at London 2012 - is at Buckingham Palace today to collect her MBE. The Paralympian from North Yorkshire was recognised in the New Year's Honours for services to Archery.