Amy Williams is probably best known as Britain’s gold medal heroine at the Winter Olympic Games in 2010 in Vancouver. Her accomplishment in the Skeleton Bobsleigh led her to become Britain’s first solo Winter Olympics Champion in 30 years; and the first female individual Gold Medallist in 58 years.
Amy Williams Rally Driver
Amy then decided to turn her hand to rally driving; where she was co-driver for Sky Sports News F1 analyst Tony Jardine, qualifying for her international co-driving licence. They competed in the international Wales GB rally, placing an impressive 1st in their class and 26th overall. Showing that Amy really has the grit and determination to take her wherever she wants to go. Amy re-joined Tony in the rally car in 2016; finishing 39th overall after no preparatory races beforehand, and raising awareness for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Amy Williams @ Sochi 2014
In 2014 she headed to the Winter Olympics in Sochi as part of the BBC coverage team, covering the Gold Medal win of Lizzy Yarnold with the particular enthusiasm and fervour we have come to know and love from Amy. Amy also covered the 2018 the Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang. She is also a Team GB Ambassador as well as being a commentator for BBC Sport.
Being a regular on BBC’s Ski Sunday, 2014 saw Amy Williams take on The Jump, coaching the skeleton event. While also being the new host of the Gadget Show taking over from Rachel Riley in the same year. Showing that not only can she juggle many roles at once; but that she takes on everything with an eagerness that stems from her competitive nature.
Amy Williams On TV
Amy Williams has also appeared in and presented on shows including Top Gear, and The Jonathan Ross Show; and was the Glamour magazine Sportswoman of the Year. She presents awards at events including the Press Awards and the BAFTAs.
Amy Williams is also much in demand as event host as well as being an accomplished motivational speaker and presents a unique and hugely inspiring story detailing her rise from relative obscurity to Winter Olympic Champion.