Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She began the sport at age five.
|Why this sport?
||"Because I love it. I love the grace, skill and flexibility it requires. I was originally spotted at my sister's trampolining birthday party at a local leisure centre by a gymnastics coach when I was five years old. I may not have got into the sport if it wasn't for her."
|Club / Team
||City of Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club: Bath, ENG
|Name of coach
|Coach from what year?
||She trains around 40 hours per week.
||Frankie, Foxy. (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
||Dancing, music, movies, shopping. (FIG, 02 Feb 2010)
|Most influential person in career
||"Me because of my desire to do well and achieve. If I didn't have the drive and love of the sport there would be no point of continuing." (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
|Hero / Idol
||"Anna Bessonova because she was an exceptional gymnast but often didn't get the scores she deserved." (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
||She has suffered from shin splints and for pain management and to aid in recovery she eases off her leaps, ices and receives massage therapy. (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
|Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
||"I mentally get myself in 'the zone' and go through my routine in my mind before going onto the floor, also slapping my hands." (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Aim for the best and do your best." (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)
||To compete in the 2012 London Olympic Games. (Athlete, 21 Sep 2010)