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Current Location: GlasgowEmma McDonald

Home Town: Lochwinnoch

Personal Information

Date of Birth: 11th October 1994

Height: 172cm

Education: University of Glasgow

Rowing Information

Current Club: Glasgow University Boat Club

Current Coach: Andy Barton

Original Club: Castle Semple Rowing Club

Original Coach: Duncan Walker


I always enjoy trying new sports - everything and anything! I also play the piano and enjoy a range of music.

Career Aspirations

I aim to make the GB team for the Tokyo Olympics (and be the team GB poster girl..) As well as this, I look forward to a career in teaching which will provide me with the opportunity to travel to different countries and experience different cultures.

Greatest Rowing Moment

Winning Gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Regatta in the Women's Quad Lightweight category, this is now tied with British University Champs- Gold in heavyweight pair.

Favourite Post Race Food

McDonalds- sweet chilli chicken wrap along with chips and a free McFlurry with student card!

Favourite TV Programme

Gossip Girl.

Most people don't know.......

I have a plunging ranula.