Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She started playing the sport at age six at Cannock Hockey Club.
|Why this sport?
||Her father introduced her to the sport.
|Club / Team
||Clifton: Cannock, ENG
|Coach from which country?
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
||Crads, Bambs. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
||Spending time with her friends. (GB Hockey Media Guide 2008)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Scoring on her international debut against Argentina. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
|Most influential person in career
||Her father. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
|Hero / Idol
||English rugby player Jonny Wilkinson. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008
||She suffered a stress fracture in her lower back in February 2008. (BBC, 11 Jul 2008)
In June 2006, she sustained a dislocation of the right ankle and was out of competition for five months. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
|Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
||She always listens to 'World's Greatest' and 'Im'ma Shine' before playing a match. (NOC, 2008)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Show me the silver medal and I will show you the first of the losers." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
"Anyone can give up, but to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that is true strength." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
|Awards and honours
||She became the youngest British Olympic hockey player when she competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (BBC, 11 Jul 2008)
She made her debut for England in April 2009. (passionspeedrespect.com, 24 Aug 2010)