Bettine Harris, GB Sailing Representative

Meet 16 year old Bettine: an Axbridge resident, a member of Kings Fitness & Leisure, and a sailing representative of Great Britain!

Kings Fitness support Bettine, and in the past her brother Jamie, and in the coming months we will be following her progress in her quest to reach the pinnacle of her sport.

On the tail end of 2019, Bettine returned from Palamós, Spain where she competed for a week in the 44th Christmas regatta in the 420 class. She finished 4th out of 119 boats. Prior to that, she travelled to France and sailed in Bordeaux for the 50th French Autumn Championships to finish 7th women! Bettine regularly competes in International Sailing events and has recently competed in Olympic rankers!

“Using the Kings gym has really improved my fitness and I’m needing it more then ever now as I come up to my fitness testing in February 2020, Thank you to Kings Fitness for their continued support!”

Bettine’s determination and hard work is an inspiration to children and young adults in our community. If you are interested in getting started in a sport and dont know where to begin. Even if its not a sport we offer, contact: who will be able to point you in the right direction!