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Athlete

Elsa Desmond

Elsa is currently the only Irish luge athlete racing internationally. After starting sliding in Innsbruck, Austria, as a teenager, Elsa quickly progressed to the world cup circuit. in 2022 she became the first athlete to represent Ireland in luge at the Olympics. Elsa also manages the Luge Ireland Development Program for the junior athletes. When she is not on the ice Elsa works in the UK as a Doctor in the NHS, her goal is to become an anaesthetist.