Sophie Carrigill - 1st Div Player (Paralympian) 









Spinal Cord Injury


Do you train with another team?

Not Currently


What is your role at the club?

Senior Player 


Why do you like wheelchair basketball? And why did you start playing the sport?

I love the poser because it’s so competitive, fast and I have loads of fun whilst playing! I first started playing as a way to rehabilitate after my spinal cord injury... I never imagine it would shape such a huge part of my life.


Why did you decide to join Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair basketball club/ Angels?

I joined Angels because it seemed like such a great family to be a part of.


Do you have a future goal for the sport such as going Elite, becoming a coach etc...?

To win a Paralympic Medal


​Do you have any cool qualifications in anything?

I have recently completed my Masters in Sport Psychology


Tell me one fact about yourself

I used to be a child actress and have been in shows like Bernard’s Watch and Heartbeat!

Let's have some fun

What is your Dream meal comprising a starter, a main and a dessert?

Starter - Gambas Pil Pil

Main - chicken Katsu Curry

Dessert - Sticky Toffee Pudding


Favourite type of music?

Anything to sing a long to


Quick fire questions
Which one is your favourite?

Tea    ✓ or  Coffee

Sweet  or ✓  Savoury

Coke  ✓  or  Diet Coke

Summer ✓or Winter