The recipients of our grants are all dedicated to either participating in sport at a high level or to providing opportunities for young people to participate in sport.

2019 Aimee Carrington-Fryer
Aimee Carrington-Fryer

Sport

Ice Dance Skating

Achievements to date

  • 2019 - Passing my levels 8 in free dance and levels 7 & 6 in field moves and pattern dances.
  • 2019 - Representing GB in Finland
  • 2017 - Selected for GB Development Squad
  • 2016 - Achieving a silver medal for GB in Copenhagen

I am 14 years old and have been skating since I was five and half years old. I am currently 6th in the country for my age and category. I train 5 to 6 days a week, mostly before school and at the weekends and on average spend 14 hours a week in training. In the school holidays I train considerably more. I have competed in the British National Championships for the last 5 years achieving a Bronze medal in 2016, and I have qualified to compete again in this year’s championship. I have represented Great Britain in Copenhagen and Finland. I am also keeping up with my schoolwork and working hard towards my GCSE’S. My goal is to achieve a podium position in the British Championships in 2019 and 2020.

Most memorable sporting achievement to date

Receiving a bronze medal at the British Championships in 2016

Biggest sporting disappointment to date

Receiving a 4 point deduction for music violations (one of the judges deemed my music inappropriate for the dances) at the Lee Valley solo completion this year which resulted in a low score.

Most respected sportsperson

Jenna McCorkell, British Figure Skater

Ritual before sporting competition

I do not have any; I just pray nothing will go wrong!

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