Notify me of follow-up comments by email. ✗ Close categories. “I’m one of the youngest financial advisors in Wales and the South West of England, so that’s always been a huge part of my life as well as athletics. I may do one or two indoor races, but for my first big race I really want to go to America and run the Stanford Invitational which is one of the biggest in the world at that time of the year for the steeplechase.”. However, she has put the disappointment of missing out on the Commonwealths behind her and is focussing on a new challenge of representing Great Britain at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin next August. Now she has been given a clean bill of health she is determined to re-focus on her athletics potential.
“I used to swim but then I won the Welsh Primary Schools cross country championship. Despite her delight at being able to resume her athletics career, the episode has robbed the fiercely patriotic Williams the chance to fulfil her dream of representing Wales in the 3000 metre steeplechase at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. Having produced rugby legends such as Gareth Edwards and Shane Williams in the past, who’s to say the Amman Valley’s next sporting success story won’t be a steeplechaser who may be new to the event but is no stranger to overcoming challenging barriers. “So I don’t have the running experience in terms of full time training. One aspect of her life which is likely to be put on the back burner is her modelling commitments. Gerwyn Price Slips To World No 3 As Jonny Clayton Left Counting Cost, Welsh International Trio Re-Sign For Severn Stars For 2021 Netball Season, © 2020 Dai SportDesigned, built and hosted by SCL. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Jade has 5 jobs listed on their profile.
He was the one who spotted me. Apart from when she is representing Wales, Williams always wears the red and blue vest of her first club, the relatively little known Ammanford-based Amman Valley Harries running club. Her five-year-old son Rufus is in reception at a local Welsh-medium school. US student, model, financial advisor, steeplechaser. However, instead of dwelling on what might have been having run out of time to qualify for the Commonwealths while she was sidelined, Williams is now looking ahead to fulfilling her untapped potential in the steeplechase. After leaving the Ivy League Cornell University in New York, where she studied economics and Spanish, the 25-year-old concentrated on setting up her own financial advice company, while her athletics played second fiddle. Williams has also set herself a new qualification goal. But the main thing is that everything in terms of a medical point of view is all fine and that’s what I needed to know, so that I could start training again. I'm a Sydney based model. At Williams Financial Planning Ltd, the safety and well-being of all our customers, staff and their families is our highest priority. Award-winning singer, songwriter Anne-Marie will take her seat in one of the most iconic chairs on TV... Are you a huge fan of the show?