Catherine Reid at seventeen is the new athletics sensation from the Isle of Man, breaking the Island Senior Ladies 400m record several times this season in her first year as a Junior. She won a bronze medal in the 400m at this year’s World Youth Games in Colombia, setting another new Isle of Man record in 52.20 sec.
She won the Jersey 2015 Island Games 400m and anchored the Isle of Man squad to gold in the 4x400.
She also holds the U17 Island 200, 300 and 400m records.
She is currently at school in the Island, studying Health & Social Care, Creative Writing and P.E., but her ambition is to become a full time athlete and reach an Olympic Final.
She loves listening to rap, RnB, J Cole and Kanye West.
Her favourite film is The Parent trap, and she has a sweet tooth. She loves cakes!
Her role models are Usain Bolt and Jessica Ennis.