Promising young skater Freya Leigh from Yaxley had an eventful international debut last week.
The 12 year-old Stanground Academy pupil was chosen to represent Team GB in her first international competition, the Crystal Skate of Romania in Miercurea Ciuc.
She smashed her personal best with a score of 37.13 and finished fourth out of 11 girls in her class, the Novice Basic A Girls Figure Skating.
And that was a fine effort considering she arrived late at the rink due to traffic problems and missed the practice session and warm-up.
The car in front of them hit a deer and then when they got going again they suffered a puncture.