Meet The World Games team – acrobatic women's group - British Gymnastics

Meet The World Games team – acrobatic women's group

Great Britain will be represented at the 2017 World Games with four acrobatic teams, here we meet our women's group..

Isabel Haigh

Age: 21

What is your proudest moment?

My proudest moment is making my parents proud by being selected to compete for my country.

Why do you enjoy your discipline?

I love my discipline because people don’t always know what it is and then when they see some of the stuff we do their faces are a picture!

One thing that people don’t know about you...

I make and sell handmade cards (Find them on Facebook at Issy Rose Bespoke Stationery).

What is your aim for the World Games?

My aim for the World Games is for our trio to do our absolute best and hopefully come away with a medal.

Where can people follow your journey?

Instagram: issy_rosee

Ilisha Boardman

Age: 21

What is your proudest moment?

My proudest moment as a gymnast is making my parents proud by winning the European acrobatic championships in Germany 2015 in the 13-19 trios, I have been selected for the team every year since 2010 and that year I finally did it .

Why do you enjoy your discipline?

I love my discipline because I love performing and that feeling you get when you've achieved exactly what you set out too.

One thing that people don’t know about you..

One thing people might not know about me is that I am a PE teacher during the day.

What is your aim for the World Games?

My aim for the World Games is to do my very best and hopefully in doing that achieve a place on the podium.

Where can people follow your journey?

You can follow my journey at ilishab on Instagram, leesh0404 on Snapchat and IBoardman on twitter.

Emily Hancock

Age: 15

What is your proudest moment?

My proudest moment as a gymnast is winning silver at the World Cup in Maia 2017

Why do you enjoy your discipline?

I love my discipline because it is aesthetically pleasing to watch, I enjoy the dance aspect of it and of all the gymnastics disciplines I find it the most interesting and impressive.

One thing that people don’t know about you...

People may not know that I am half Trinidadian

What is your aim for the World Games?

My aim for the World Games is to hopefully make it to the final. And if so bring home a medal for GB.

Where can people follow your journey?

You can follow my journey on Instagram: emilyhancock2

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