and I have accepted a mentoring role as a watersports and changing lives athlete
mentor role with the Youth Sports Trust. It feels a bit of an honour
if I am honest, to take this role on… to be given the chance to help inspire the
nations potential athletes is an amazing opportunity. I hope to use my
story to inspire them to go out and get that dream. That when it gets tough you
have to look ahead at what it is you are trying to do… or when you try one thing
and it doesn’t work … to go and find another way of doing it!
The role will mean I get to go into schools and speak with students, teachers
and helpers and work with them and the local community. From what I know at the
moment, it could be anything from talking in school assemblies, supporting
teachers, supporting those identified on the talent ID scheme and generally
explaining what opportunities watersports could bring to those who give it a
I am quite excited and can’t wait to begin.