|DOB||23 February 1991 (age 22)|
|Events||Distance + Marathon Free|
I will do all I can to succeed in life and enjoy the journey. I would love to compete at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games for Scotland, and become a solicitor a year later.
Stephen started swimming at 5 years old. He is half English and half Scottish
Stephen has been a member of the City of Leeds SC since he was 9 years old and has since gained international honours representing Great Britain at the European Junior and Senior Open Water Championships in 2008.
He is now a permanent member of the Scottish Open Water squad, which involves training in the gloriously heated lochs!
On top of his training, Stephen works as a paralegal at Lyons Davidson Solicitors in Leeds and is currently studying through ILEX (Institute of Legal Executives) tutorial college to become a fully qualified Legal Executive and Solicitor.
Finished 4th in the 800m and 1500m Freestyle at the ASA National Youth Championships
Finished 2nd from 5 GB representatives on his Open Water debut for Great Britain in Piombino, Italy. This result earnt him qualification for the European Junior Open Water Championships in Sète, France where he finished 3rd in his age group!
Won the 5km and came 4th in the 10km at the British Open Water Championships
Won Gold in the 17-24yrs 2km at the National Open Water Championships 2009
Claimed 2 silvers and a bronze in the French Open Water Cup
Dominated the French Open Water Cup, coming away with 4 golds and a bronze
Won both the 2km and the 5km at the Scottish Open Water Championships