Louise Haston was part of the para-cycling team that won Scotland’s first medal of the 2014 Commonwealth Games – Louise and stoker, Aileen McGlynn went on to win two silver medals and they now have their sights firmly set on the Gold Coast in 2018. They recently took a title at the BC National Champs, smashing the qualifying times and gaining selection for the UCI Para-World Championships to be held in LA. Louise is a phenomenal athlete, transferring into cycling from triple jump via the gold4glasgow programme, and she sets PB’s with frightening regularity. Since joining the TORQ Track Team she has won a World Masters title and several medals, she also has a number of National Masters titles, as well many Scottish National Track Championships medals, while also being a consistent competitor at the elite National Omnium series. In the past, Louise has shrugged off serious illness to race and still made the podium, so she is known to her teamies as Lou “Nails” Haston.