Snowboarder Kate Ormerod shocked the athletics world by becoming the first female ever to land a ‘Double Cork 1080’ – one of the most complex manoeuvres in her sport – aged just 16. This led to many World Cup podiums, including a World Cup gold, X Games bronze, Briton’s first Snowboard Crystal Globe and Overall World Cup title. Now, she’s ready to fly to victory in Beijing…
I need a lot of energy for a full day of training at altitude. As snowboarding involves high risks, I always need to be 100% focussed so I always try to sleep by 10pm.