ALTRINCHAM’S Rebekah Wilson has spoken of her pride at being chosen to represent her country at the Winter Olympics.

She will be a member of the bobsleigh team and speaking through the social networking site Twitter she said: “It is with great pride that I am able to announce that I have been selected to represent Team GB at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games.”

Rebekah training in Switzerland last month

The competition begins on Friday, February 7. You can follow Rebekah's tweets throughout the Winter Olympics below.