Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||His inspiration to play rugby came after watching the 1995 World Cup in South Africa.
|Why this sport?
||He was particularly impressed with the performances of New Zealand rugby player Jonah Lomu and decided he wanted to play rugby from that point.
|Name of coach
||Simon Amor [national sevens]
|Coach from what year?
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning the Rosslyn Park Sevens, a national schools competition in England. (standard.co.uk, 10 May 2012)
|Most influential person in career
||His father. (makewav.es, 28 Aug 2009)
||He has represented the county of Somerset in England at hockey. (rfu.com, 30 Aug 2010)
||To win gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (standard.co.uk, 10 May 2012)
In 1998 he began going to Millfield School in Somerset, England, which has a reputation for producing elite rugby players. Brake's skills flourished, and he was selected for the England U16 and U18 rugby union teams. (rfu.com, 12 Jul 2013; LinkedIn profile, 01 Oct 2013)