Two athletes supported by the Team Bath Dual Career programme have also been selected by Team GB – Mechanical Engineering PhD student Dom Parsons will make his second Olympic appearance in the men’s skeleton, while Sports Performance graduate and aerial skier Lloyd Wallace is set for his Games debut just six months after suffering a serious injury in training.
— Lloyd Wallace (@Lloyd_Wallace) February 2, 2018
“I’ll be at the Opening Ceremony and it’s something I’m really looking forward to,” said Wallace, who arrived in PyeongChang yesterday (Thursday) after a training camp in Japan. “I think that is when it’s going hit me just how big an event the Olympics are and that I will actually be part of it.”
In this video, Wallace and Parsons explain how the Dual Career programme – designed to help student-athletes balance the twin demands of sport and education while excelling in both – helped them on the path to PyeongChang…