Rebekah Wilson has swapped push starts and Olympic rings for tackle counts and tries. The Warrington Wolves forward represented Team GB in the two-woman bobsleigh at Sochi 2014, having been a record-breaking athlete as a teenager.
After retiring shortly after the Games, she wrote down a host of other sports and put them in a hat for her next challenge, drawing out rugby.
Following a spell playing in union’s top flight for Waterloo and later Sale, Wilson switched codes to the Wolves and is now a key figure in their first season in the Women’s Super League. “When I first started I was a winger but I’ve come full circle now and the other week I made my debut as a prop,” she explained. “I’m not afraid of hard work and as long as I’m on theRead more on mirror.co.uk