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Our Sports Correspondent is on board the open-top bus which is about to take Jenny Jones on a victory tour of Bristol, to celebrate the Bristolian's bronze medal at the Winter Olympics. Matthias Kurth took a few pictures of the star before the parade got underway.
Winter Olympic medallist Jenny Jones will take an open top bus tour from Downend to Bristol's City Hall this afternoon through South Gloucestershire and Bristol.
The snowboarder became the first Brit to win a medal on snow when she won bronze in the slopestyle in Sochi. The tour will start in Downend and finish at City Hall.
The open-top bus route will be as follows:
. Downend School leaves at 4pm
. Westerleigh Road
. Cleeve Road
. Downend Road
. Fishponds Road
. Bond Street
. James Barton Roundabout
. Rupert Street
. Past Hippodrome on The Centre
. College Green/Park Street at approximately 5pm
The bus party will then make their way to City Hall and the Civic Reception will follow.
Prime Minister David Cameron has met the Team GB medal winners from the 2014 Sochi Olympics during a reception at 10 Downing Street in London.
Bristol's Jenny Jones, who won a bronze medal in Slopestyle and Bath's Lizzy Yarnold who took gold in the Skeleton, were among them.
Bath's Lizzie Yarnold had barely touched down from Sochi before she declared herself raring to get back in the gym in preparation for South Korea 2018. The 25 year old who took gold in the skeleton was welcomed home along with the rest of Team GB by friends and family at Heathrow on Monday evening:
Bath's Lizzie Yarnold returned home from Sochi on Monday evening with the rest of Team GB.
Clutching her Olympic Gold medal the skeleton champion said the determination to represent her country played a big part in her Sochi success:
The media were out in force along with family and friends to welcome home Team GB from their most successful winter Olympics since it the games began in Chamonix in 1924.
Bath's Lizzie Yarnold who took gold in the skeleton was first through the arrivals gate before being joined by fellow medalists and team mates. At the press conference a short time later it was clear to see how much gold meant to Lizzie.
Bath's Lizzie Yarnold was first through the arrival doors at Heathrow airport a little earlier this evening, brandishing a huge smile and of course a gold medal. The 25 year old who was crowned Olympic champion in the skeleton was greeted by friends and family.
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Jenny Jones, who won bronze at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, has been welcomed home to Bristol and South Gloucestershire
Prime Minister David Cameron has met the Team GB medal winners from the 2014 Sochi Olympics during a reception at 10 Downing Street.