To raise funds for Dom to participate in the Bobsleigh Training Programme for the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer for Team GB.
Hi, My names Dominic but I prefer to be called Dom. I'm 15 years old and live in Watford, Hertfordshire.
For the last few months I have been training with the Great Britain Bobsleigh Squad at Bath University on the push track. I was asked to try out for this sport after performing well in athletics.
I have been training very hard at bobsleigh but I now need to prove that I can do the real thing by going on a number of ice camps and learning how to drive and race a sled. This is very expensive but unless I go I won't be able to progress. I was fortunate enough to have been selected to go on a Bob School Training Camp in December last year which was funded by British Bobsleigh and SportsAid but I still need funding for future training both on and off ice.
The next ice camp is in March in Lillehammer, Norway.
I participate in a number of sports at school and also belong to an Athletics Club (Dacorum and Tring) and a rugby club called Fullerians RFC.
My best event is the 60m sprint and after only 1 year of training for this event I am presently ranked number 1 in the UK rankings for athletes under 17, even though I am still only 15 :)
My PB is 6.82 seconds for the 60m and 10.78 for the 100m. I am presently the Hertfordshire 100m champion and current record holder.