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Motivational Monday - Emily Craig

6 Jul 2023
Getting to Know...

Athlete, Emily Craig (2011)

What did you do after Mayfield?

Studies History of Art at the Courtauld Institute followed by an MA in East Asian Art at Sotheby's Institute. Rowed and represented GB at U23 level alongside studies and joined the GB Rowing Team full time after finishing my Masters. Competed at the Tokyo Olympics and currently reigning World and European Champion in the lightweight double.

Who was your greatest influence at Mayfield?

Mrs Morris (geography/games) - before Rowing I swam which was how I got into competitive sport.

Your best memory of Mayfield?

Turning the school into Hogwarts overnight for muck up day

Where are you now?

Still rowing full time and hoping to compete at the Paris Olympics

Advice you’d give to your younger self?

Trust your gut more - it's generally right!

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