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Hi, I'm Martin with your final
Newsround update this Saturday.
Here's what I've got
for you in the next few minutes.
Why these kids are feeling rough
after a sleepover with a difference.
Plus, the robot who had a very
bad first day at work.
First up, to the Winter Paralympics
in Pyeongchang, and a big well done
to Millie Knight who has bagged
Paralympic GB's first
medal of the Games.
Visually impaired Millie
and her guide, Brett Wild, won
silver in the downhill ski event.
Before they headed to Korea,
we caught up with the pair
to find out more about how
they work together.
What is it like skiing
I would say it is much
easier that I cannot see.
I ski with Brett who skis
in front of me and we talk
all the way down the mountain,
you know, what the snow is like,
what the terrain is like,
and then I will say whether we're
going too quickly or too slowly.
The way it works, we are attached
by a Bluetooth headset and I wear
a bright orange jacket
which stands out.
I tell Millie everything I can
see, what is coming up,
a change in terrain,
a change in the course,
and Millie feeds back if I'm skiing
too fast or too slow,
if she can see me.
Is it true your mum
was your first guide?
Yeah, she was my first guide.
We actually won a bronze,
which was really exciting but we got
disqualified in all the others,
but that is fine, we will
concentrate on the bronze.
What happened to her?
My coach said I needed someone more
How do you feel just before a race?
Brett is normally much better
in the start gate than me.
He's very calm and relaxed.
We talk through the course a lot.
Yes, I keep making sure Millie is OK
because she goes quite quiet
sometimes in the start gate.
Because Millie is such a big
Script fan, she stands
in the start gate and says,
I can be the greatest,
I can be the best, I can be
the King Kong banging on my chest.
That is Millie's thing now.
What message would you have
for other people with
a visual impairment?
For me, losing my sight is the best
thing that has ever happened to me.
Through that, I have got
in the sport, which has totally
built me as a person.
I have so much more confidence
through skiing, I have made
new friends and been to amazing
places, and really, without sport,
I would not have done that.
Give any sport a go,
it does not matter which sport
you do, just try it.
Next, after the cold weather
and snow of the last few weeks,
many of us have been thinking
about how to help people
who are homeless.
Newsround went to meet a group
of students who've been getting
a small taste of what it's
like to sleep rough.
I was supposed to go first,
and you said ladies...
Ladies first, on about myself.
They are having a mass sleep out
in solidarity with young people that
find themselves homeless.
We cannot replicate what homeless
people have to go through,
because nobody should have to go
through that, but we're
sleeping on the floor,
and the heating is off,
no phones, no MP3
players, none of that.
I think the most challenging
thing happening tonight
is sleeping on the ground,
because like most people, I am
most used to sleeping on a bed.
I think the most challenging thing
for me is trying to keep warm.
Tonight, the thing that I'm
going to miss the most is my family,
because I usually have them there.
I think the students will get
a really small flavour of what it
might be like to sleep
without their home comforts,
put themselves in the shoes
of someone who is experiencing life
on the streets.
I cannot wait till the morning
because I am not going to wake up.
It is too early.
And it is the weekend.
On a scale of one to ten,
it was one, it was awful,
it was freezing cold,
I was hungry.
I was about three.
I was minus five.
I think if I was uncomfortable
inside, and on a cold wooden floor,
then how is it for them,
when they do not have
any sort of shelter?
It is going to be ten times,
even a hundred times harder
on people that are sleeping outside
with no home, no room, no shelter.
More people should be taking
the time to talk to them and try
and get them out of homelessness.
I think it has given me the best
insight because there is no other
experience to make you feel
what they are feeling.
Next, to the English Premier League,
and the big game happening right now
between Manchester United
and their fierce rivals Liverpool.
When these two sides meet
it's always a big game,
but this particular match is extra
important because Liverpool
are just two points behind
the Manchester side in the league.
A win for Jose Mourinho's United
will put them in second place.
The score at the moment is 2-0
to Manchester United.
It is actually half-time at the
Finally, spare a thought for Flippy
the robot who's had a very bad
start to his new job.
The burger-flipping bot was making
meals at a restaurant in California.
But he was fired
on his very first day.
Poor Flippy was too slow!
But it's not the end
for our mechanical friend.
He's being reprogrammed, and bosses
hope to bring him back soon.
Head online for more top stories,
and find out how Luke Skywalker
helped to encourage a young
Star Wars fan to decide
what to wear to school.
That's your lot today from me
and the rest of the Newsround team.
Have a great afternoon.
Ayshah's here tomorrow.
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