Chloe MacLean will be visiting the school on Thursday 18th June for a Karate demonstration.
FormerForresterHigh School pupil Chloe MacLean is a five-time British Karate Champion and World U21 Bronze medallist in the women’s -50kg weight category. Chloe combines her sport with study at the University of Edinburgh, where she has completed a Masters in Sociology and continues to study for a PhD, looking at gender relations in sport.
The 22-year-old lives in Broomhouse and was inspired to study sociology after attending classes at StevensonCollege – now EdinburghCollege – whilst in sixth year. Chloe started karate aged seven and has competed for Scotland since aged 16 in the sport she describes as requiring agility, flexibility and fearlessness.
Later this year, she hopes to win a medal at the European Universities Championships then compete at the Commonwealth Championships in Canada, hoping to better two gold medals at the last Championships.
Chloe is one of more than 150 students in colleges and universities across Scotland to receive scholarship funding and support in their pursuit of sporting and academic success from Winning Students.