Congratulations to Maddy in Form 5 who has been re-selected to sail in the National Sailing Youth Squad this summer!
Following their winter training, sailors in the National Squad have to pass a second selection series to train in the summer national squad.
Maddy was successful in being chosen after a rigorous testing process by the RYA talent ID scheme - whose mission is to find future Olympians.
Director of Sailing Mr Nick Neve said, “I am really proud of Maddy and her determination and hard work have been rewarded. Not everyone from the winter squad was re-selected, so I am delighted that Maddy has been offered a place. It will be a fantastic opportunity to further develop her racing skills.”
In order to win her place in the squad, Maddy has been working under the direction of Oakham’s Strength and Conditioning coach Mr Joel Tratt to improve her stamina and fitness levels, as well as honing her sailing skills with the Oakham sailors.