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Norfolk bobsleigh athlete Vicky Williamson overcomes odds to tackle World Championships

Vicky Williamson Credit: ITV Anglia

The definition of Bobsleigh is 'a mechanically steered and braked sledge, typically for two or four people, used for racing down an ice-covered run.'

As Jonathan Wills found out when he was given amazing access to the British men's and women's teams ahead of the 2020 World Championships, that is just a fraction of the story.

In the case of Vicky Williamson from Norfolk, he met an athlete who has overcome life-threatening injuries - as one of the country's top track cyclists - to now have a realistic chance of fulfilling her Olympic dreams on ice.

It has required great determination, incredible resilience and a huge amount of skill. Vicky gives an insight into her extraordinary journey.

Watch Jonathan's report here:

In the second of his reports, Jonathan is invited behind the scenes to experience life with the Men's teams.

https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2020-02-13/meet-the-british-men-s-bobsleigh-squad-that-s-rich-in-team-spirit/

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