Find the best quotes by Jessica Ennis.
There was a massive poster of me down my road, right outside the chip shop. I was about to go in, but then I saw…
I love getting dressed up for red carpet events and having my hair and makeup done professionally – that definitely helps with nerves of going…
I don’t want to think of life after competing. But if I were to do anything else I’d go down the psychology route. That’s what…
I want to experience that massive adrenalin rush when you step into a new stadium, all the more so when that Olympic Stadium is packed…
To unwind after training, I love to have a long hot soak in the bath, then veg out on the sofa with a box set.…
It’s quite funny in that I once won Rear of the Year at my school! I was about 17 in the sixth form and we…
I don’t look at Twitter between events because it’s a distraction but I will ring my fiance and parents to let them know how it’s…
We always spend more time on the throwing events and a little bit more on the long jump. They’re my weaker events – they don’t…
Things have changed so much, with Facebook and Twitter. Everyone is so much more accessible these days: no British athlete has ever experienced what we…
People who aren’t perhaps that into sport are going to be following me and wanting to be part of the Olympics. That definitely does bring…
One minute you’re a developing athlete trying to get to the top, then the next minute you do well and win a medal somewhere, and…
On a scale of one to 10, I’d rate my body confidence as a good seven. Everyone has their hang-ups, but I see my body…
I was around 15 when I first wanted to compete in an Olympics. I even remember the first time I got to wear a GB…
I think there’s going to be pressure on all the British athletes. It’s a home Olympics at the end of the day. I like adrenaline,…
I learned what I need to do in the long jump, what I needed to do in the javelin and I’ve been able to rectify…
It’s really important for me to look good before a race. I definitely think if I feel I look good, it makes me feel more…
To get the adrenaline pumping between events – or to help me switch off, Jay Z, the Roots and Drake are on my playlist.
I carry a golf ball to put under my feet when they get tight, and a Thera-Band for general stretching.
I do watch what I eat but I’ve got a real sweet tooth.
After my first day of competition I put on compression socks. They help me recover for the next day.
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