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Last Updated: Friday March 12 2010 06:58 GMT

GB hopes for Winter Paralympics

A member of the British Battle Back athletes falls backwards during a Sledge Ice Hockey scrimmage against military personnel from the Wounded Warrior and Soldier On programmes before the start of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Paralympic Games

Almost two weeks after Great Britain's Olympic team arrived home from Canada, the Paralympic team will have their go at winning some medals.

There are 12 members of the British team team taking part in wheelchair curling and alpine skiing.

Four years ago in Turin, Team GB's mixed wheelchair curling team won a silver medal and this year they aim to go one better.

It's the 10th Winter Paralympics and they start on Friday.