GB’s newest recruit has been preparing for her debut season with some intensive start training in Romania and the Czech Republic. Elsa Desmond will slide for Great Britain for the first time at this year’s FIL World Cup event in Igls, Austria 22-25 November. Under the tutelage of ex-Olympic athlete Bogdan Macovei, Elsa has spent the summer training hard towards achieving her goal of  qualifying for the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing