For all the latest on the teams’ squad please see the British Skeleton website.
Ed was scouted through the UK Sport Talent Identification programme in 2008 – the same year as Lizzy Yarnold and Laura Deas – and first started competitive sliding the following year.
For a full biography profile, visit www.thebbsa.co.uk/the-team/directory/ed-smith
Date and place of birth: 20 September 1985, Portsmouth
Donna joined the Talent ID scheme in 2004 and has since trained at the University of Bath alongside the rest of Team GB.
For a full biography profile, visit www.thebbsa.co.uk/the-team/directory/donna-creighton
Former international 100m and 60m sprinter David is a University of Bath graduate.
At a BUSA event, he took interest in a skeleton flyer and soon attended trials which ended successfully and David never looked back.
For a full biography profile, visit www.thebbsa.co.uk/the-team/directory/david-swift
Date of birth: 19 August 1988
Laura will make her Winter Olympic Games debut at PyeongChang 2018 after firmly establishing herself as one of the world’s top skeleton athletes in recent years.
An all-round sportswoman who impressed at eventing, tetrathlon, netball and hockey, Laura got into skeleton through the Girls4Gold talent identification scheme in...
Date of birth: 5/11/1990
The niece of Paul Narracott, the first Australian to compete at both the Summer and Winter Games, Jackie has been racing on the international...