Entries by Jamie Thomas

Shona McCallin signs with TechPitch™

The three-year partnership will see the Olympic gold medallist become the face of TechPitch™ in the UK EMERGE Sport Management athlete Shona McCallin has signed a three year deal with Dutch company TechPitch™ to become its official UK ambassador. Shona will support TechPitch™ in raising the brand awareness of the training product throughout the UK […]

Emma Wiggs receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Chichester

EMERGE Sports Management athlete Emma Wiggs received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Chichester, at a graduation ceremony this past Sunday. Emma is a University of Chichester graduate herself having graduated with a degree in sports and exercise science in 2003, before qualifying as a teacher by gaining the Postgraduate Certificate in Education the […]

Shona McCallin guest of honour at Aldi Skegness opening

EMERGE athlete Shona McCallin was the latest Team GB star to host the opening of one of Aldi’s newest stores. Shona cut the ribbon to officially open the new supermarket in the Quora Retail Park on Burgh Road in Skegness. Speaking during the ceremony, Shona revealed her connection with the town: “I’m really delighted to […]

Shona McCallin named in England squad for EuroHockey Championships

EMERGE athlete Shona McCallin has been named as part of the 18-woman squad that will go to the EuroHockey Championships in the Netherlands. The tournament, which runs between 19-27 August at the Wagener Stadium in Amsterdam, will see England compete in pool B against Germany, Ireland and Scotland. As reigning champions, England will be looking […]

Emma Wiggs storms to European Gold in Bulgaria

EMERGE Para-Canoeist Emma Wiggs has retained her European title after claiming the gold medal at the Para-canoe European Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Clocking a sensational time of 51.292 in the KL2W 200m final, Emma beat the rest of the field by three seconds, ahead of compatriot Charlotte Henshaw and last year’s champion Nadezda Andreeva of […]