Consett Beauty Queen Turned Gold Medallist Pulls No Punches In Fight For Olympic Glory
You wouldn’t expect many models to pack a knock-out punch but one Consett lass does exactly that.
Jade Slavin has strutted her stuff modelling for online clothing giant Asos…but also won a gold medal in the Korean martial art of taekwondo at the 2014 Commonwealth championships.
And despite facing a fight back from a recurring hip injury, the 22-year-old now has her sights set on Olympic glory.
As a child, Jade’s tall frame left her the target of bullies. But the former pupil from St Bede’s, in Lanchester, County Durham, has put the name calling behind her.
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