Introduction

Sophie was selected to represent Team GB at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio where, with her partner Charlotte Dobson, she finished 8th in the 49er FX class.  It was the first time that this class has appeared at an Olympics.

The pair won a gold medal at the Weymouth and Portland Sailing World Cup in June 2016, and in the 49er FX World Championships, finished 5th in November 2015 and 10th in February 2016.  Previously, in 2012, Sophie won the 470 European Championships and is also a former Youth and Ladies World Champion (2007).

Profile

Date of birth: 22 June 1989

Borough/District: Ashford

Current ranking: 9th in world (49er FX with partner Charlotte Dobson)

Career highlights

  • 2016: 49erFX Rio Olympic Games – 8th place
  • 2016: 49erFX Weymouth and Portland Sailing World Cup – Gold
  • 2016: 49erFX European Championships – 9th place
  • 2016: 49erFX World Championships – 10th place
  • 2015: 49erFX World Championships – 5th place
  • 2012: 470 European Champion
  • 2007: Youth and Ladies World Champion