Jade

Atkin

#10

Age: 20 years

Home Town: Portsmouth, South East

Current Club: Exeter Otters

Classification: 4.5

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Biography

Jade was introduced to wheelchair basketball three years ago after visiting her sister’s (Adele) wheelchair basketball team.

An accomplished player, Jade plays for the Blackhawks National League and Women’s teams, as well as representing the South West Warriors at Junior League.

Jade and her sister Adele were selected for the GB Junior Women’s Training Squad and attended their first camp in April 2018. In the same year Jade and Adele were again both selected to represent GB at the 2018 European Championships, where the squad were victorious and retained the gold medal.

In 2019 Jade and Adele represented GB in Thailand at the U25 World Championships where the team brought home the bronze medal.

Major Results:

2019 U25 World Championships – Bronze
2018 U24 European Championships – Gold