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Darlington firm, Ardmore Craig, link up with bobsleigh star

DARLINGTON-BASED engineering firm, Ardmore Craig, are hoping things will go downhill fast this winter – because they have teamed up with Britain’s number one bobsleigh driver, Mica McNeill.

Our background as a business is really in the oil and gas sector, and offshore renewables, but when we spoke to Mica, we realised we had areas of expertise that might help

The engineering and design consultancy business have teamed up with McNeill, who launched a crowd-funding appeal to enable her to compete at the Winter Olympics earlier this year after her funding was withdrawn by British bobsleigh’s governing body.

Ardmore Craig’s managing director, Andy Stevenson, listened to McNeill discussing her career at an entrepreneurial conference in May, and spotted an opportunity for his firm to help.

This story is originally from the Northern Echo. You can read the full article here