Pat Sharples aware of medal expectations

Pat Sharples of Team GB poses for a portrait during the Team GB kitting out event ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Loughborough University on July 3, 2012
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Great Britain freestyle skiing coach Pat Sharples admits that he is aware of the expectations on his athletes ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Great Britain freestyle skiing coach Pat Sharples has admitted that he and his athletes are under pressure to deliver medals in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Team GB are hopeful of several medals from their skiers in Sochi, including Rowan Cheshire, James Woods and Katie Summerhayes, who have all had success this season.

Sharples told BBC Sport: "I sort of get that, there's been lots of amazing results. It's on the cards. We've got a lot to do when we get over to Sochi but anything's possible, that's for sure."

The freestyle skiing qualification events start later today.

Rowan Cheshire of Team GB Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard poses at the Team GB Kitting Out on January 23, 2014
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