Place of birthBath


William Scammell first represented Great Britain at bobsleigh in early 2019 and has since been named in the youth team for the current season.

William initially joined the British Bobsleigh set up in 2018 after impressing in trials at the University of Bath and, after attending his first ice camp in Igls in February, he finished 13th on his international debut in St Moritz later the same month.

William has a strong background in athletics, competing at a regional and national level for the past four years and currently representing Team Bath and Team Avon.

He previously played football for a number of local teams, including Chippenham Town Youth.

William attends St Augustine’s Catholic College in Trowbridge, where he is studying for A Levels in English, Sociology and Geography. He was previously educated at Lavington School, near his home town of Devizes in Wiltshire.