Ex-student Sophie Wright has been nominated for Norfolk Sports Personality of the Year!
Sophie is a 19 year old cycling superstar from Horsford who has already notched up some amazing achievements: she was crowned European Mountain Bike Champion in 2016, and won the first ever European Junior Female Champion title for team GB.
This year, in June, Sophie won her first elite National Road Race. She competed in the European Championships in Glasgow as part of the British Cycling women’s road race team, and led the race for a whole 80km. On the strength of that performance, Sophie was called up for the World Championships in Innsbruck in Austria.
Sophie has been rewarded for her dedication to her sport with her first ever professional contract from a cycling team. Despite having suffered some serious injuries in her career and even undergoing heart surgery, Sophie continues to go from strength to strength as one of the UK’s most promising young cyclists.
If you’d like to vote, please click here to go to the Active Norfolk website.