Gemma Fletcher aka “Hotwheels”
Gemma is a competitive sportswoman currently on the path to the Rio 2016 Paralympics. She hopes to compete in three international sailing regattas this year, one of which is the first opportunities to qualify for the Paralympic SKUD 18 Sailing event. Gemma has been in a wheelchair since she was five years old and inspires others with her determination and positive attitude.
- 1st place – 2014 Sail Auckland, New Zealand’s largest regatta for Paralympic and Olympic sailors. She won 8 of the 11 races.
- 1st place – 2011 100%Pure NZ Winter Games –Women’s Sit Ski Gravity Cross.
Sailing, cooking, skiing, spending time at the beach.
Thai beef salad.
Treat others as you would like to be treated.