COX Adam < Back  
Sport Gymnastics - Artistic
CGA Scotland   
Gender Men
Born 13 Nov 1986 in Edinburgh, SCO
Height1.71 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Livingston, SCO
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages English
Higher education Teaching - Leeds Metropolitan University: Leeds, ENG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began the sport in 1993.
Club / Team Alloa: Leeds, ENG
Name of coach Tan Jia En
Training Regime He does gym work twice daily from 9am until midday, and then 3:30pm to 6:30pm, his day off is Sunday.
International Debut
Year 1997
General Interest
Nicknames Adman. (fig-gymnastics.com, 08 Jan 2010)
Injuries He tore a shoulder tendon in March 2007 which required an operation. Further surgery was also required on his ankle due to a ligament tear. (inthewinningzone.com, 01 Mar 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never back away." (inthewinningzone.com, 01 Mar 2008).
Awards and honours He won Scotland's first medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. (scottishgymnastics.com, 16 Mar 2006)

He was the youngest competitor at the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games, at age 15. (clacksweb.org.uk, 01 Mar 2007)
Ambitions He wants to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games followed by competing two years later in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, after which he aims to retire. (inthewinningzone.com, 01Mar 2008).
Other information TRAIL BIKE TO GYMNASTICS
His Scottish Institute of Sport profile revealed that he "wanted to be a trail bike champion rather than a gymnast... but eventually the lure of lycra outfits won him over and the rest is history." (sisport.com, 13 Oct 2006)