Bobsleigh

Paula Walker

Sport/Event > Bobsleigh

Date and Place of Birth > 23 April 1986, Blackburn

Occupation > Serves in the British Army

Coached by > Peter Gunn

Biography >

Paula started her bobsleigh career as a brakewoman in 2006 but soon progressed to the driver’s seat. She made her Olympic debut at the Vancouver Games in 2010, finishing a creditable 11th place on the super fast Whister track.

She followed that up with an impressive gold medal at the 2011 World Junior Championships with Rebekah Wilson on the...

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Rebekah Wilson

Sport/Event > Bobsleigh

Date and Place of Birth > 17 March 1991, Manchester

Occupation > Athlete

Biography >

Struck gold with Paula Walker at the 2011 World Junior Championships, performances that earned the pair the British Olympic Association’s bobsleigh athlete of the year award for 2011.

The pair were reunited for the 2013/4 season following British Bobsleigh selection trials, with Wilson brakeman for Walker once again.

Career highlights >

12th – 2-woman (with Paula Walker) – Winter Olympics, Sochi, Russia, February 2014
Selected for Team GB at...

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