Lizzy has won bronze in the season opening race of the BMW world cup, she was 5th placed after the first run and managed to slide up to 3rd after the second.

A delighted Lizzy said:  “I”m really pleased with my push start on both runs, it’s the fastest I’ve ever done.  Third isn’t first where I always aim to be, but nonetheless a good start to the season and I”m raring to go for next week.”

Lizzy races next in Park City on Friday 17th November at 7pm GMT.