Sarah Hardman

Favourite Thing: Working with elite athletes every day




Work History:


English Institute of Sport

Current Job:


Me and my work

Going out on the river/lake with elite rowers to help find out how they are making the rowing boats go fast

My Typical Day

Early morning out on the water with the rowers followed by coffee(s) and meetings with caoches and rowers about how to make the boat go even faster

What I'd do with the money

Put it towards school children having the chance to train with elite athletes and learn about the science behind their training

My Interview

How would you describe yourself in 3 words?

Passionate about Sport

Would you rather be a scientist or an athlete? And why?

Scientist, so I can help athletes go faster

If you could have a body super power, what would it be and why?

Which Olympic event would you most like to win? And why?

What did you want to be after you left school?

Were you ever in trouble in at school?

What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?

Travel all over the world

Tell us a joke.