Me and my sport – week16: Caillie Douce

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Age: 17.

Home Town: Peebles.

Sport: Netball.

Position: Centre & wing defence.

Club/Team: Peebles Netball Club and Scotland U21 squad.

Coaches: Linda Nicholson and Mary Tough.

Best moment in sport so far: Playing in the U17 European Championships in March 2011. Being selected for U17 Scottish squad and winning the Scottish Schools Championships.

Aims for the next 12 months: To be selected as part of the Scottish U21 squad to go to the European Championships in 2012. Continuing to achieve personal bests in fitness testing.

How does the ASP help you most: Acess to local gym and fitness facilities with personal qualified coaching for strength and conditioning sessions. Getting physio treatment quickly resulting in a fast recovery.

Who in sport most inspires you: Jessica Ennis as she is a great all round athlete and showed true determination to miss out on Beijing Olympics but come back and win the World Championships in Berlin.

FavOURITE sporting moment of all time: Watching Jess Ennis compete at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin to win the World Championships 238 points clear of the second place athlete Jennifer Oeser.

Best thing about your sport: The amount of friends I have made through netball over the years. When we all come together we get on well and have a good laugh.

... but dislike: The amount of miles we travel going to and from training or events as much of it is in the west of Scotland.

If not in this sport, would like to compete in: Either horse riding or hockey as I previously competed in both before focusing on netball as my main sport.

Usual pre-competition meal: Pasta with cheese, ham, beetroot, potato and mayonnaise.

Food dislikes: Fish, onion and mushrooms.

Best motivational song or track: Not too fussy as long as it is upbeat.

... but turn off/leave the room to: Anything my dad listens to.

Competition superstition or odd routine: None.

When not competing or training I like to: Sleep, chill out with friends or go out on the horse.