Scott McCowan

Sport: Boccia
Home Town: Dundonald, Ayrshire
Date Of Birth: 17/07/91
Coach: Julie Broadhead

Scott made his international debut at the 2009 European Championships in Porto, Portugal, where he finished in 17th place.

Scott won Scottish National titles in 2009, 2010, and 2011 and the Scottish Open Champion in 2008 and 2011 in Individual competition. At the 2011 World Cup in Belfast, Northern Ireland, he achieved 6th place.

Prior to 2012, Scott’s proudest achievement was winning the Cheshire Open, beating three world top 10 sides in the process, including the world no. 2 BC3 team from Portugal and the World Cup silver medallists from Belgium.  This was the first time that a British BC3 team had beaten Portugal, confirming the progress of the British BC3 athletes during a tournament where GB Boccia won a trophy in every single category.

Scott is currently studying psychology and sports studies at Stirling University.

“The Paralympic Games is the pinnacle of disability sport and to be honoured with the privilege and responsibility of representing ParalympicsGB and GB Boccia is an unbelievable feeling!” – Scott McCowan