The Australian Two-Woman bobsleigh team of pilot Bree Walker and breakwoman Stefanie Fernandez have made their World Championship debut, finishing in 14th place in Altenberg, Germany.
After four runs of competition, the team finished 5.13 seconds behind event winners Kaillie Humphries and Lauren Gibbs of the USA, with the German team of Kim Kalicki and Kira Lipperheide in second and Canadian’s Christine de Bruin and Kristen Bujnowski in third.
The team finished in 15th place after the first run, and then 14th in runs two to four.
Next up in action for Australia at the World Championships is 2018 Olympian Jackie Narracott, who will be competing in the skeleton event on February 28-29.
IMAGE: Bree Walker and Stefanie Fernandez © Stefanie Fernandez Instagram