Elizabeth already has an impressive trophy cabinet (spanning both para and able bodied swim meets) with 2 gold and 3 silver medals from the 2018 Hampshire County Championships and 5 silvers from the National Junior Para Swimming Championships - but she’s not intending to stop there. She’s so good that she’s been part of the England Para swimming talent program for the last 2 years (which means she gets to train with a whole load of other mighty athletes) and she qualified for her first international swim meet in Sheffield recently too. It’s not just Elizabeth’s front crawl that’s impressive though (her stroke of choice is freestyle), it’s her positive outlook, cheery chatter and steely dedication… as proven by the fact that she was recently voted Runner Up for Junior Disability ‘Sports person of the Year’ at the East Hants Sports Awards.
We’ve got to know Elizabeth through Crossfit Iron Duke (the gym where most of the Big Crocodile Team train). Gym founder and part time Big Crocodile model, Kerry Cooley has been helping Elizabeth out with her training too so we’re all keen to see her undoubtably eventful future unfold. At the moment, Elizabeth likes to rock our ‘Swimmer Croc’ t.shirt and keep cosy in our fleece lined hoodies, but we have big plans, inspired by her, to launch a teen Big Croc collection very soon. In the meantime we’re following her progress avidly and saluting her prowess on a regular basis, Big Crocodile style.