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Hobbies and Interests

I am interested in a wide variety of sports. My main interests are Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Squash and Skiing.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Where I train: Gracie Barra Birmingham at Acocks Green, Birmingham. www.graciebarrabirmingham.com

We also have a group of BJJ practitioners and Judo players at Warwick University where we get togther to practice and share ideas. Check out the facebook group here.

I won a silver medal at the 2009 European Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships in January:

BJJ Europeans

 

BJJ Medal History

Gold: Bristol open winter leg 2009 featherweight female whitebelt

Silver: European BJJ championships 2009 featherweight female whitebelt

Gold: Bristol open summer leg 2008 lightweight female whitebelt

Bronze: Seni 2008 lightweight female whitebelt

 

Squash

I took up squash about a year ago. I have been playing consistently at the Warwick HRI squash courts since. I recently set up a squash ladder to get more people interested in squash and encourage those who had not played recently. Click here to view the ladder.


Languages

I am fluent in French since living in France for 6 months as part of my undergraduate degree. I like to keep up my language skills by speaking French with native speakers as often as possible.