Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She started gymnastics at age five, at Levenmouth Gymnastics Club.
|Why this sport?
||Her parents noticed that gymnastics could be the sport for her as she was "always upside down with her bottom in the air and swinging from furniture."
|Club / Team
||Nottinghamshire [Notts] Gymnastics Club: Nottingham, ENG
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
||Trains 26 hours a week with the Notts Gym Club elite squad, and also with her regional and national squad.
||Shopping, chatting on MSN, watching TV and music. (jordanlipton.com, 17 Aug 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning a bronze medal on bars at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in 2007. (jordanlipton.com, 17 Aug 2010)
|Hero / Idol
||Romanian gymnasts Andreea Raducan and Catalina Ponor. (jordanlipton.com, 17 Aug 2010)
||A hip injury in June 2007 caused her to withdraw from the European Youth Olympic Festival that year. (jordanlipton.com, 17 Aug 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"I always like to give 100% and am really hard on myself when I do not do as well as I should." (jordanlipton.com, 17 Aug 2010)
||To compete at the Commonwealth Games, World Championships and 2012 London Olympic Games.
She would also like to go to university in the United States and take part in the National Collegiate Athletic Association [NCAA] Championships.
(jordanlipton.com, 17 Aug 2010)
She plans to do a degree in psychology. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)
YOUNG SENIOR TEAM DEBUT
She was just ten years old when she was called up to the Scottish senior team that won gold at the Northern European Championships in 2003. (jordanlipton.com, 17 Aug 2010)