Julie Page was born in Stockport Gtr Manchester in 1983. She has represented England at Junior level in 2000 and 2002. As a junior, she learnt and developed hergame with Stockport Lapwings and enjoyed a season in the EBL in 2002-3 with Nottingham Wildcats while attending Loughborough University.
Page made her senior Great Britain debut in 2006 in a match against Norway and followed that up with selection for the 2008-9 Division A campaign.
Julie cemented her place as one of GB’s most vital scoring and rebounding threats in 2010, averaging 11.5 ppg and 7 rpg as the GB side won a place at the EuroBasket Women Finals 2011 for the first time in history.
Her outstanding play in GBs rise through that tournament saw her named as British Basketball Player of the Year, given to the most outstanding performer (male or female) on national duty. She was also named as the British Olympic Association’s 2011 Olympic Athlete of the Year for basketball.
Page has just had a wonderful summer competing with GB Women at the London 2012 Games, and although the team as a whole struggled, Julie Page certainly made a name for herself.
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