Sprint - Discover Your Power
Amy joined the UK Sport funded Discover Your Power talent ID Programme in 2017. Prior to canoeing she played hockey competitive for Scotland before switching to rowing and weight lifting at the University of Edinburgh which she studied a History MA. She was attracted to canoeing due to the introduction of the C1 women's class in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and was inspired by Helen Glover and Heather Stanning, the first British women to win Olympic Gold in the Women's Coxless Pair at the 2012 London Olympics.
Amy loves canoeing because of the technical nature of paddling the C1 and would say to anyone thinking of taking up the sport, "Go for it! Don’t be disheartened if it’s hard to balance to start with: it gets easier."
|Date of Birth:||1996|
|Occupation:||Student, University of Edinburgh|
|Height / Weight:||5'7" 71kg|
|Hobbies:||Played hockey for 6 years. Used to row and weight lift at university|
|Class:||C1 / C2|
|Lottery Funding:||UK Sport - Discover Your Power|
|Year||Olympic Games||World Championships||European Championships||World Cups||National/Other|