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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…
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…
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…
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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