Sophie Young

How long have you been shooting?

I initially started shooting with the scouts when i was 8, I was then able to join my local club in July 2014 when I was 9.

How often do you shoot?

I shoot 5-6 days a week and shoot 120-150 arrows a day. I also do strength and conditioning, bow drills, band drills and reversals.

What do you do in your free time?

Archery does take up quite a lot of my time, however, outside of archery, I play football for my local club and for my school. As well as football, I participate in many other sports for my school team such as, rounders, cricket, rugby, athletics and netball. I also enjoy being outdoors and doing activities like rock climbing, hiking and camping.

What do you enjoy about being a sportsperson?

As a sportsperson, I very much enjoy meeting new people and making new friends inside and outside of competitions, I also like to challenge myself to be the best I can be and to be a proud sportsperson.

What are your archery achievements?

My main archery achievements would be competing for my county and being invited to the Archery GB profiling day and succeeding onto the AGB Nation Age Group Academy.