Sabrina Wanjiku Simader will be flying the Kenyan flag high as she will be the country's first female skier to feature in the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Sabrina, a professional Alpine-Skiier, will also be Kenya's only representative in the competition set to take place between Feb 9 and Mar 9 2018.

The 18-year old is not new to skiing as she has been representing Kenya in the competition for a while. In 2016, she grabbed attention in the world ski championship after being the only African starter in the women’s super-G race.

She placed last of 39 finishers, more than eight seconds behind champion Nicole Schmidhofer of Austria.

And with the young teenager setting her eyes on getting a gold medal in the competition, we look at a few facts you need to know about her: