Victoria Bell

  • Birth Place: Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England
  • Profession: Professional ski racer
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Fast Facts

  • Put on her first pair of skis at age 2.
  • Eligible to compete for Ireland because her father was born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland.
  • First official race was representing Ireland at the Welsh Championships in Champery, Switzerland in January 2008.
  • Won 2 gold medals at the Welsh Alpine Championships in Champery, Switzerland in 2011.
  • Was awarded Sports Personality of the Year at her school in 2011.
  • Broke her foot during training in October 2012.
  • Competed in the World Alpine Ski Championships in Schladming, Austria in 2013.
  • Was awarded an Olympic Scholarship which gave her the funding and training to allow her to compete at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi; her sister, Florence, was chosen for the team instead.

Relationships

  • Brian Bell — Father
  • Florence Bell — Sister
  • Jane Bell — Mother

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Details

  • Birth Place: Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England
  • Profession: Professional ski racer