Friday, 26 September 2014

This Weeks Best of Social Media

Well here we are at our second instalment of the best of whats happening in Social media amongst girls we have featured on HWiS.

Ipek Soylu posted this picture of her looking gorgeous this last week on Instagram. Follow her on Twitter @soyluofficial

Victoria Azarenka posted this picture and announced she's taking the rest of the year off to rest on Facebook

Rowan Cheshire posted a picture of her in a dress she was wearing to a Gala

Coco Ho posted this picture to Facebook of her in the woods

Emily Collins posted a picture she had taken as part of a promo shoot for a manufacturers catalogue

Tina Maze posted this glorious shot from a mountain top

Alex Morgan announced the launch of her new website with this picture

And finally Silje Norendal said she was coming from Australia with this pic in Sydney

Tania Cagnotto

Italian Diver

Name: Tania Cognotto
Nationality: Italian
Date of Birth: 15 May 1986
Place of Birth: Bolzano, Italy
Sport: Diving
Height: 1m60cm (5'2)

The first Italian to ever win a medal in Diving at World Championships. She has competed in four Olympics dating back to 2000 at Sydney , where she was a mere teenager. Despite appearing at four, she has never won a medal, though In London she missed our narrowly finishing fourth. She has just won Gold at the European Championships in Berlin. 

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Caroline Buchanan

Australian Bike Expert

Name: Caroline Buchanan
Nationality:  Australian
Date of Birth: 24 October 1990
Place of Birth: Canberra, Australia
Sport: BMX / Mountain Bike
Height: 1m65cm (5'5)

Caroline is not only a top BMX rider but also a Mountain Biker of extreme reknown. She competed in BMX at the 2012 Olympics and was crowned world champion in 2013 the UCI championships held in New Zealand. Earlier in 203 she had also been crowned UCI Mountain Bike Trials World Champion, winning in Austria. Being a world champion in any discipline is amazing but in two different ones outstanding.

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Laura Robson

British Tennis Player

Name: Laura Robson
Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 21 January 1994
Place of Birth: Melbourne, Australia
Sport: Tennis
Height: 1m80cm (5'11)
Ranking: 272 (15th September 2014)

Although Laura's world ranking has plummeted she has been as high as 27th just over a year ago. A year ravaged by injury however has seen her rating plummet. She sustained a wrist injury in the early part of 2014 and has missed the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open as a result. Subsequently after being the British number 1, she is now the British number 5. She first emerged on the scene winning the Junior title at Wimbledon in 2008.
She notably won Silver at the 2012 London Olympics in the Mixed Doubles with Andy Murray.

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Sunday, 21 September 2014

Georganne Moline

American 400m Hurdler

Name: Georganne Moline
Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 06 March 1990
Place of Birth: Phoenix, Arizone, USA
Sport: Athletics - 400m Hurdles
Height: 1m75cm (5'9)
Personal Best: 52.72 (400m Hurdles,  2013)

Georgeanne was a member of the TEAM USA 400 m Hurdles team and made the Olympic final, finishing 5th at London, where she set her personal best. She has since bettered that in 2013. She was the youngest person in that Olympic final, which would indicate a big future. She has twice finished second in the US National Championships.

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Lynne Hutchison

Team GB Rhythmic Gymnast

Name: Lynne Hutchison
Nationality: Britain
Date of Birth: 10 November 1994
Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan
Sport: Gymnastics (Rhythmic)
Height: 1m73cm (5'9)

Lynne was born in Japan, to a British father and Japanese mother, and moved to the UK at the age of 2. Trained in Bath she has represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics and England at 2 Commonwealth games in 2010 and this year in 2014. The team missed a medal at the Commonwealths

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