MAGUIRE Frank

Frank Maguire

Sport
Archery, compound, W2

Hometown
Glasgow

Club
Edinburgh University

Coach
Alistair Whittingham

How did you become involved in archery?
Started the sport as therapy for post traumatic stress disorder. Went to Ayr Archery Club where a coach took me on board and introduced me to competition archery.

Sporting Highlights

  • Winning my first Scottish title
  • Being picked for the Scottish able-bodied team
  • Being a member of the GB Paralymic team at the World Championships in Bangkok
  • Winning my world title

Sporting Aspirations
To compete with the GB Paralympic team at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio

One piece of advice for an aspiring athlete?
Never give up on your dream; believe in yourself.