Monday, June 24, 2024

Windsurfer Emma Wilson hails hockey ahead of Tokyo Olympic tilt

The youngest athlete on the Team GB sailing team says the competitive nature in hockey has been key to her successes as a top-class windsurfer – which included playing at 6am before school.

Emma Wilson, 22, will aim to win Britain’s first women’s windsurfing Olympic medal since 2008 when she competes in Tokyo.

Wilson is a former regional, county and JRPC hockey representative, having been taught by GB women’s international Leah Wilkinson at Bournemouth Collegiate School, before windsurfing took hold. 

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