London 2012 Olympian, Lucy is a member of the UK Sport Lottery Funded World-Class Performance Squad based at the Leeds Triathlon Centre. She moved to Leeds in 2014 having previously been based in Loughborough, where her younger brother, Jack, is also a triathlete.
Lucy competed in her first triathlon at the age of eight. She joined swimming and running clubs so that she could improve her triathlon performances and won a number of titles as well as representing Leicestershire at national level in swimming.
She won the National Junior Aquathlon when she was 13 and was selected to represent Great Britain in the European Youth Triathlon Championships in Italy, Finland and Spain where she took gold in 2006 and bronze in 2007 as part of relay teams.
Lucy is known for being one of the fastest swimmers in the sport, and exited the water in first place at the London 2012 Olympic Games. She has also proven herself to be one of the strongest cyclists too. She became ETU Triathlon U23 European Champion in 2015.
Lucy made her senior debut in the ITU World Triathlon Series in Hamburg in 2011
Lucy made her senior debut in the ITU World Triathlon Series in 2011 - and exited the water first on three occasions (Hamburg, Lausanne and Yokohama). She was already well known as a star swimmer in France, where she races in the French Grand Prix and is named "la Sirène" or "mermaid".
Lucy has won European and world medals in Mixed Team Relay events at all levels from junior to senior, including winning the senior world title with Vicky Holland, Jonny Brownlee and Alistair Brownlee in Hamburg in 2014.
Lucy represented England in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. She broke away on the bike and led the race for periods of time before finishing 11th.