2018 sees Emma once again securing her spot in the women's eight. She will compete with the crew at World Cup II and III before returning to New Zealand ahead of the 2018 World Rowing Champs.
In 2017 Emma returned to the women's eight to build on the success of their 2016 season. She competed at World Cup II (gold), World Cup III (silver), Henley Royal Regatta (women's eight champions), and World Rowing Championship (bronze).
The Rio Olympic Games was Emma’s first Olympic Games. Emma was part of the silver medal winning eight that qualified the boat for Rio at the 2015 World Rowing Championships, the first women's eight to qualify for the Olympics in New Zealand rowing history.
Emma is the youngest member of the eight and has had success at junior and under 23 level, and was part of the under 23 women’s four team that won silver in 2014.
Emma was born in Invercargill and began her rowing career at Craighead Diocesan in 2010. She is a member of the Timaru Rowing Club. Outside of rowing Emma enjoys working with animals and is completing a Certificate in Animal Care and Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at Otago Polytechnic.
In 2013 Emma was part of the junior women's four and in 2014 she was in the under-23 women's four which won silver. Emma was selected to compete in her first elite team in 2015.