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Millie Knight

Millie is a 4x Paralympic medal winning, 2x World Champion skier who competes across all five Alpine ski disciplines.

Millie made her Paralympic debut at Sochi 2014, and at aged 15 become ParalympicsGB’s youngest ever competitor at any Winter Paralympics. She was also chosen to carry the flag for Great Britain at the Opening Ceremony.

Since Sochi, Millie’s career has gone from strength to strength. Working with guide Brett Wild since 2016, she won the 2017 World Cup Globe in the giant slalom, Super-G and Downhill.

At the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Millie and Brett won silver medals in downhill and super-G as well as a bronze medal in the slalom on the final day of action.

Millie claimed gold in the super combined race at the delayed 2021 World Championships which took place in Lillehammer, Norway in January 2022. The result came a year after Millie had suffered a further concussion after a crash in training. Following the World Championships, Millie and Brett raced at the World Cup finals in Sweden, where they won Super-G gold and were awarded the 202122 season Super-G Crystal Globe.

At the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games, Millie and Brett claimed downhill bronze on the first day of competition on the slopes of Yanqing. The pair narrowly missed out on adding to their medal collection finishing fourth in both the women’s Super-G and Super Combined vision impaired events.

Millie and Brett finished off their stellar season at the Beijing Paralympic Games where they won a Bronze medal in the Downhill event and placed 4th in the Super Combined and Super G events.

After the 2022 Paralympics Millie took up Karate to help with her training and recovery. She competed at her first competition at the British Championships which she won and was selected to compete at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Impressively, she beat a competitive field to become the female visually impaired Commonwealth Champion for Team England.