“After so long playing one sport, I have become really addicted to the feeling of using new skills – starting from the beginning again and seeing how far I can get with it.” So says Eloise Tait, who swapped international hockey for padel just nine months ago – and is “addicted to the feeling of learning new skills” as she rapidly ascends the LTA rankings.
Eloise has played hockey since the age of six, representing England at Under-18 and Under-21 level and winning a European Championship bronze medal.
She played for Loughborough University and later played for Pisa in Italy before being headhunted by an elite level club in Melbourne, where she spent two seasons.
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