First sporting success: Winning two silver medals at the European Youth Olympics in 2003
Finest sporting success: Winning a silver medal at the European Short Course Championships in 2006
Tip for the top: Enjoy it, as long as you do you’ll get on ok!
Closest friend in sport: Kathy Wyld, Jessica Sylvester and Cassie Patten
Favourite sport other than swimming: Cricket or Rugby
Three words that best describe you: Mad, friendly and driven
Would most like to meet: Ricky Gervais
Most prized possession: My jewellery
Biggest influence on career: My family
What sort of music do you listen to: Anything from Jack Johnson to The Arctic Monkeys
Do you have any interests outside swimming: Shopping!!
Toughest opponent: Anyone that swims faster than me
Biggest passion away from swimming: Shopping
How do you prepare for a race: I prepare by thinking back to past experiences and make sure that I’ve done the work and I make sure that I listen to my coach.
Biggest disappointment: Not making the Commonwealth Games squad (2006).
Favourite venue and why: Ponds Forge, Sheffield. It's very clean and just generally a fantastic venue for swimming!
Tips to relax: Listen to music
Ultimate ambition: To win a gold medal at the Olympics
Where do you see yourself in 10 years: Retired!