Jodie Cowie

My GB synchro journey!

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Road to Rio begins!

With less than 6 months to go until Olympic qualification it’s been an intense month! We started September working with Biz Price to choreograph two new duet routines for us to take to Rio. The choreography is really interesting and it’s definitely pushed us to reach outside our comfort zones. It’s really exciting to have …

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Kazan World Championships!

It’s been a busy few months recently and we’ve just finished our biggest competition this year – the World Championships. I competed in the team event at Barcelona Worlds two years ago but I knew this was going to be very different because I was swimming the duet! It meant I was quite nervous but …

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Team GB kitting out day!

Yesterday the GB synchro team went up to the NEC in Birmingham to be kitted out by Adidas as part of Team GB for the 1st European Games in Baku – which is only 11 days away! It was so exciting to be part of something so huge and it was incredible to know I …

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Japan Open 2015

The beginning of our trip to Tokyo was quite eventful! After boarding the plane ready for our twelve hour flight we found out that there was technical problem and ended up with a four hour delay before being put on a new plane leaving four hours later! Fortunately this one took off without a problem …

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Istanbul

We’ve recently had our first training session back after our competition in Istanbul two weeks ago. It was our first international competition as a new team and it was very successful! It was a qualification event towards the 1st European Games in Baku this June. In order to qualify we had to place in the …

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Europeans!

We recently arrived back home after a week in Berlin, Germany for the European Championships. Overall we were thrilled with the results from the competition, with all of the routines showing a great improvement from training. It was our first major competition as a new squad, and though there were a lot of challenges to …

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2 weeks to Europeans!!!

Time has flown by since our swim in the French Open at the Make-up Forever competition near Paris, where both team and duet got through to the finals. We were pleased for the opportunity, it was our first international competition as a new squad after Worlds last year, and we were happy with the outcome. …

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News that rocked our Olympic plans

Recently the GB synchro team has had their funding cut by UK sport. The decision came as a big shock to all of us, including the support staff. We were expecting a small cut, because last summer seven of the team’s athletes retired, however as a new team we are showing great improvement and potential, …

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Nationals and Swimtastic Awards!

Swimtastics: On November 16th we travelled up to Birmingham for the Swimtastic awards – an evening to celebrate young people and families involved in aquatics. The day began with an autograph signing session where we got to meet all of the young stars. It was incredible finding out some of the things that they had …

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Choreography Camp in Italy

Not long ago we arrived back from a training camp in Ostia, Italy. The aim of the camp was to choreograph two new routines, and they are both really exciting and suit the team really well, which means that they’re really enjoyable to swim! We began the training camp in the outdoor pool, although by …

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