Rachel Shaw – Fencing 13
Rachel is a talented young Fencer who lives in Newham and attends Lister Community School. She also trains at gymnastics and trampolining.
Rachel is now competing at National level. In 2012 she won the Premier Foil U14 series for the second time and was part of the London Youth Games Team.
This season she has already won the Eastern region U14 competition and qualified for the National Fencing finals Sheffield in May 2013. In February 2013 she entered her first GB Cadet U17 competition and finished in the top 8.
Costs are high and include basic fencing kit, working swords. As she moves into the U15 category she will require higher performance equipment, competition and travel expenses.