10 British medal hopefuls for Sochi 2014: Katie Summerhayes

Katie Summerhayes struts her stuff ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi

Freestyle skiing (Slopestyle)

Born: 08/10/95

Career highlights

Summerhayes began the 2012-13 season recovering from a career-threatening knee injury but ended it as a realistic Sochi slopestyle contender after finishing fourth at both the World Championships and the Euro Winter X Games.

The Sheffield athlete also won British female skiing's first World Cup medal in 19 years with silver in Switzerland in February - her first event back after injury.

Career lowlight

While Summerhayes' star is firmly on the rise, her Sochi campaign has been a disrupted one with the 18-year-old suffering further complications from her original knee injury.

As a result she only competed for the first time this season on 10 January, but a week later she took a second career World Cup medal in Switzerland. .

Did you know?

Summerhayes was so star struck when she met Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill that she ran off.

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