During the four competitive seasons that culminated in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, GB Short Track skaters achieved 19 ISU World Cup medals, 3 World Championship medals, which included Britain’s first ever individual female world medallist in Elise Christie, and a world record in the sports’ blue ribbon event, the men’s 5000m relay.
History was made at Sochi 2014 as Jack Whelbourne became the first British male
to reach an Olympic final in the 1500m, while Elise Christie again became the first British female to reach an Olympic final.
Since Sochi 2014 the team has gone from strength to strength and is now back competing on the World stage getting them ready for the next Winter Olympic Games 2018.
Elise got her first taste of short track speed skating at the age of twelve and quickly took to the sport.
After getting noticed at a skating party Charlotte was soon on her way to becoming one of Britain’s best Short Track Skaters.
Farrell competed for the Solihull Mohawks club with his two younger brothers before joining the squad in the summer of 2012.
Billy has been skating since the age of eight and qualified to train with the GB Squad in 2010.
Nottingham born skater Jack Burrows has been brought up in a sporting family, but first took to the ice aged ten.
Aydin began short track speed skating at the age of eight at his local club in Guildford and he has progressed through the Talent ID programme to join the National Development Squad for the 2013/2014 season.
Josh has been competing in Short Track speed skating at Club level for over eight years, and in 2010 qualified for the GB Squad.