Amy Williams is an English former skeleton racer and Olympic gold medallist.
Originally a runner, Amy began training in skeleton after trying the sport on a push-start track at the University of Bath. Although unable to qualify for the 2006 Winter Olympics, she was a member of her nation’s team four years later at the 2010 Games, and won a gold medal, becoming the first British individual gold medallist at a Winter Olympics for 30 years.
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Amy William’s story is unparalleled in terms of guiding audiences through the long and painstaking journey from skeleton novice to Olympic champion. She draws out detailed information on overcoming the extreme low of missing out on Olympic selection in 2006 and how this only served to spur her on, strive for perfection in training which subsequently transferred to performance on the track. From her close relationship with a support team comprised of physios, strength coaches and psychologists, to setting goals and focusing on an end result, Amy covers the lot.
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