My journey as a pilot began many years ago at the age of four, when the opportunity arose for me to step into the flight deck of Concorde….
It all started back in December 1997 when I strapped skies to my feet for the first time. My Mum, Dad and I were on holiday in Courchevel and I just couldn’t wait to join them on the slopes…
I completed my secondary education at St Catherine’s School, whilst simultaneously pursuing an international sporting career…
As well as aviation and sport, I enjoy participating in voluntary work and community projects. Other interests include art, website design, travelling and learning more about the world…
A highly determined and hard working individual who has successfully balanced the demands of an international athletic career with those of secondary education. Her enthusiasm and passion for flying have lead her to pursue her ambition of becoming an airline pilot. She is currently studying for her EASA ATPL(A) exams, CPL, IR and MCC/JOC course at FTE Jerez, as a self sponsored integrated student. She hopes to apply her professional attitude and discipline developed as an athlete to the flight deck environment as a first officer, with a view to developing her career as a captain.
Fluent in French and English, with a basic understanding of German and Spanish
A licensed private pilot with a PPL(A) and SEP (land) Rating issued by the CAA.
As Careers Liaison Rep on the Student Committee at FTE Jerez, teamwork is an essential skill to have in order to be part of a successful student body.
Balancing an international sporting career whilst being in full time education required excellent time management and planning skills.
Last Friday marked the end of Phase 1 of my training towards becoming a commercial pilot and obtaining my ATPL (Air Transport Pilot Licence). After 16 weeks of intensive studies, a week of mocks, a week of revision and then a week of EASA ATPL exams, I have some free time to catch up on everything.[…]
Announcing the end of my athletic career should not be done without a fair amount of thank yous to those who helped along the road to my sporting ambitions. I am writing them in a separate post because thanking all those who believed in me is important, as without their support, I would not have[…]
Nineteen years ago I put on skis for the first time whilst on holiday with my parents, and I absolutely loved it; a typical beginning to most ski racers’ careers. I showed significant potential by progressing very quickly through the ESF system. By the age of 6 I had competed in my first GS race[…]
It’s that time of year again where people reflect on their ski seasons as they draw to a close, each telling their own stories of their ups and downs as they strive to achieve their ski racing goals. My season ended prematurely due to a knee injury sustained during training shortly before the British Champs.[…]
Last Sunday marked the beginning of my winter season, as I left the UK with 4 months worth of belongings and flew to Salzburg, Austria. Since returning from NZ, I have been busy training at the Surrey Sports Park with my coach, Tom. On Saturday, I had a fitness test and I am really pleased[…]
It has been quite a while since I last wrote a blog post. But these days, short and quick updates seem to be more effective if published on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. So blogs end up being a bit neglected, particularly when exam time draws near. Nonetheless, they are still very[…]
I’m a little late in announcing this on my website, but I have been selected for the 2014 World Junior Championships! So I’ve achieved 2 of my goals for this season: Selected for WJC Compete in a European Cup
The last time I wrote an update for the Ladies Ski Club was after my first races of the season in Val Thorens. Seeing as January is now coming to an end, I thought it would be good to write another one, and why not post it on my blog? Enjoy! December, January and a[…]
When I spent Christmas with my parents, my mum had a copy of the New Scientist: Christmas and New Year Special. I picked it up and flicked through it, because sometimes it has useful articles relating to elements I have studied in Geography. As I was turning the pages, I stumbled across the following little[…]