Emily Davison



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
T36, F36

Further personal information

Ipswich, QLD, AUS
Higher education
Event Management - Southbank Institute of TAFE: Brisbane, QLD, AUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She started athletics in 2003 at age 12.
Why this sport?
"My whole family is sporty and because I have a disability it's always been harder for me to get involved. I have always loved running... I have met so many people and you form really good friendships. It's something I love to do."

General interest

A ligament injury in her leg in November 2008 resulted in four months away from competing. (ipswich-news.whereilive.com.au, 03 Dec 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Athletics - I couldn't imagine my life without it. It makes me happy, I feel like I can be who I want to be when I'm running!" (ipswichnews.whereilive.com.au, 03 Dec 2009)