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Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang - Meet the Team GB curlers for PyeongChang

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Lauded the most talented British Winter Olympic team, they are set to sweep the gold medals in PyeongChang. Find out all about the best British medal hopefuls in skiing, snowboarding, Winter Olympics: meet the Team GB stars and medal favourites. Meet Team GB's Winter Olympic medal hopes in London this October Alpine ski racer Billy Major will be meeting visitors ahead of the Winter.

I learnt Norwegian pretty quickly, and because I lived in a house with 10 other cross-country skiers, I picked up the swear words and the ski words first. Of the two different disciplines of cross-country, Musgrave has always enjoyed freestyle more than classic. Spending ages learning to ski classic technically well has never been my thing, I like to go out hard and try to go as fast as I can.

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I have learned now not to burn myself out, and I have been able to top my form for the last two major championships. I was a little bit lucky in Lahti because it was really hard icy conditions [which he favours] and we set the fastest 50km time ever at a world championships.

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Musgrave does most of his training in summer and autumnand although he prefers training outdoors, does make use of a specialist ski tunnel in Torsby, Sweden.

Norway is one of the best places in the world for backcountry skiing. The team sprint competition will also offer a chance for Musgrave to compete with his childhood friend and team mate Andrew Young.

Great Britain has never won an Olympic medal in cross-country skiing, but Andrew Musgrave feels that this could be his chance.

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That gives me a big confidence boost. I will be the prime age for a cross-country skier and I feel like I ought to be in the fight for a medal.

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Laura Trott is the poster girl of British cycline Image: Getty Images The double Olympic champion is now the poster girl of British cycling.

But she is already planning on another huge milestone after her trip to Rio — her wedding day with fellow Olympic cyclist Jason Kenny. Samantha Murray Samantha Murray won silver at Image: Alex Livesey She defied teachers at school who claimed she would fail in her exams - to get a university degree and become a pentathlon world champion. Samantha, 26, of Preston, recalls: Adidas The superstar is taking her little boy to Rio - so she does not pine for him while she is away.

Ennis-Hill, 30, has become a national icon for winning gold for heptathlon at the London Olympics, and remarkably won gold at the Beijing World Championships when Reggie was only 13 months old. It took a year for my body to settle. Heather Watson Heather Watson in action Image: But she was immediately focused on Rio once the party was over. Q Who is the joker of the team?

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A I'd say we all like to joke around. We as a team know when it's good to be serious and when to have fun!

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Q Who is the most serious member of the team? Being the skip it's important I make all the right decisions Q Greatest achievement as a rink?

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A Step Brothers is our favourite movie! A The View, Avicii, anything decent really. We also download anything current in the charts and Cammy — my brother — will listen to some country music as well. A I would say Canada is the best place we have visited for a few different reasons, mainly due to how serious the sport is there and it helps with the language being the same other than Quebec!

We, also enjoyed Sochi for the World Juniors and seeing the last Olympic set up there gave us a taste for the big arenas for major competitions. A All of us apart from Kyle Waddell would be involved in farming in one way or another. Kyle would be involved in sports coaching. We all like to have fun and we are quite a relaxed team.