Athlete Profile: Denise Johns

Denise Johns – one half of the Boulton-Johns GB elite beach volleyball team, is our pro interview for September 2011

Favourite training session competitive match play sand sessions
Dreaded training session – sprint cardio on the treadmill
Favourite food/guilty pleasure – Dark chocolate and red wine
Favourite piece of sporting kit – My Oakley sunnies
Biggest fear – cockroaches.. yuk!
Favourite music – Adele is a front runner these days (her version of Lovesong by the Cure), but I love going to open mic and seeing people
brave the stage.
Best piece of advice you have been given – Believe in yourself
Favourite destination – Charleston, South Carolina… where I’m getting married!
If I wasn’t a professional athlete i would be – an architect and have been one
When I stop competing I will – do what I can to keep beach volleyball going in the UK, start a family and get back into architecture.

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