– Mica McNeill, the junior British bobsleigh competitor from Blackhill
"I'm really looking forward to getting to Canada and competing in the America Cup race, and another America Cup race in Park City in Utah. My main focus for this season is the Junior World Championships."
"The championships are a chance to prove my worth, and an opportunity to really show why I have earned a place in Great Britain team."
A 19-year-old student from Blackhill, near Consett, has made the GB junior bobsleigh team and is flying out for the Junior World Championships.