News Archive, Category: Alumni

Rose McGrandle

05 August 2013

Sport/Event > Skeleton Date and Place of Birth: Milton Keynes Height > 171 cm Weight > 64kg Occupation > Athlete Biography > Rose took up skeleton sliding in 2009. She finished first in the overall 2011/2 Intercontinental Cup and followed that up with third place in 2012/3. Headline Results > 1st - skeleton - overall Intercontinental Cup 2011/2 For further information see Rose's biography on the British Skeleton website.

Adam Pengilly

25 May 2011

Sport/Event > Skeleton Date and Place of Birth > 1977, Taunton, UK Height > 178cm Weight > 86kgs Coached by > Danny Holdcroft Date Arrived at Team Bath > Summer 2003 Occupation > Athlete Sports Administrator: IOC Member LOCOG Board member BOA Board member Biography> Adam has represented Great Britain in skeleton at two Olympic Winter Games, finishing eighth at Turin in 2006 and 18th at Vancouver four years later. At Vancouver in February 2010 he...

Ant Sawyer

21 May 2011

Sport/Event > Bob Skeleton Date and Place of Birth > 1980, Essex, UK Coached by > Mark Wood Biography > Took up the sport in 2002. Made an instant impact in his first season on the World Cup circuit in 2006/7, with two top-20 finishes in his first three races to stand 21st overall at the end of 2006, after three of the eight rounds. Followed that up with an impressive fourth place overall in...

Amy Williams

17 May 2011

Sport/Event: Skeleton Date and Place of Birth: 29 September 1982, Cambridge, UK Height: 5ft 8in Coached by: Mickey Grunberger Occupation: Athlete (Retired, May 2012), broadcaster, pundit and commentator. Biography: Amy made history when, in 2010, she became the first British woman to win an Olympic Winter Games gold medal in the sport of skeleton. Her victory was Britain's only medal of the Vancouver Games. She was also Britain's first gold medallist in an individual event...

Dr Kristan Bromley

10 May 2011

Sport/Event > Bob-skeleton Date and Place of Birth > 1972, Rossendale, Lancashire Height > 5ft 10in Coached by > Richard Bromley and Marques Church Course of Study > Coach, athlete lifestyle management certificate Occupation > Athlete Biography > Dr Kristan Bromley, or "Dr Ice" as he is sometimes know, was a slider from 1994 to 2015. The former University of Bath employee took up the sport as a result of a PhD Research Project. He designed...

Alex Coomber

06 May 2011

Sport/Event > Bob skeleton Date of Birth > 1973 Biography > Alex was the winner of the bronze medal for the bob skeleton in the Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympics. She won the medal whilst competing with a broken wrist, having broken it in training 10 days prior to her race. She holds many records for achievements in the field of skeleton, won the first British Championship she entered, and was unbeaten at all...

Shelley Rudman

02 May 2011

Sport/Event > Skeleton Date and Place of Birth > 1981, Swindon Height > 5ft 6in Coached by > Mickey Grunberger / Markus Kottmann Course of Study > HND in Coach Education & Sports Performance Occupation > Athlete Biography > A former University of Bath student, Shelly graduated in 2001 with a HND in Coach Ed & Sports Performance. In 2002 she returned to the university to visit friend and Skeleton athlete Greg Kirk, who introduced...

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