In the press

Gorgs on BBC Radio Devon

Gorgs was on the John Govier show on BBC Radio Devon this Saturday morning - if you missed it,you can listen again online via the BBC iPlayer (click on the logo)


In the News

Web Link London Evening Standard (October)
Olympic Challenge No.12: Air pistol with Georgina
Web Link The Maynard School Exeter
The Maynard School Exeter
Web Link Metro August 2011
Britain's Olympic 'Lara Croft' sets her sights on glory Meet Georgina Geikie, a real-life sharpshooting Lara Croft who is descended from an illustrious Victorian adventurer and is now on target for Olympic glory.
Web Link BBC News August 2011

Devon shooter Georgina Geikie has earned Great Britain an extra place in the women's 25m pistol event at the 2012 Olympics.

Web Link Forest of Dean and Wye Valley
WORLD record breaking paralympic champion, Richard Whitehead, and Commonwealth medallist and Olympic hopeful, Georgina Geikie, brought the Beijing Paralympic torch to Whitecross School.
Web Link Focus Britain
Professional Photography at its best; By air. By Land. Steven Draper ~ Award Winning Photo-venturer
Web Link The Forester
Friday 1st July Whitecross School, near Chepstow, Sports Presentation evening
Web Link Herald express Sports Day
Wednesday 29th June, Herald Express Sports Day. Held at Torbay Leisure Center.
Web Link Torquay Girls Grammer School
Torquay Girls Grammer School
Web Link The Sun (April 2011)
A STUNNING Olympic pistol shooting hopeful has slammed the UK's archaic gun laws for stunting the sport's development.
Web Link Daily Mail (April 2011)
Shooting for gold: Olympic hopeful Geikie ready to fire at London 2012 Read more:
Web Link Mirror Newspaper (April 2011)
Pistol shooter Georgina Geikie hopes for medal success at Olympic Games
Web Link Helpful Holidays Blog
Helpful Holidays has been sponsoring the British number one Lady Pistol Shooter Georgina ‘Gorgs’ Geikie for the past year – and what a year it has been.
Web Link Telegraph (November 2010)
London 2012 Olympics hopefuls sample golden touch from mentors
Web Link Commonwealth Champion To Inspire Next Generation Of UK Olympians
One Local Hero who has already tasted international success, Commonwealth Games Bronze Medallist Georgina Geikie, says the Local Heroes programme is much more than just financial support and believes opportunities to learn from already established athletes are “invaluable”.
Web Link BBC News November 2010
Shooter Georgina Geikie upbeat despite funding cut
Web Link Sports Aid News - October Rising Star: Georgina Geikie
Fresh from a successful Commonwealth Games in Delhi where she won the second bronze medal of her career, this month’s Rising Star is Britain’s number one women’s air pistol shooter, Georgina Geikie.
Web Link Okehampton Today (September 2010)
Commonwealth Games is Georgina's Next Target
Web Link Express and Echo September 2010
CHAMPION shooter Gorgs Geikie insists she's already one step ahead of her Commonwealth Games rivals after getting a sneak preview of the range in February.
Web Link More Than The Games
Geikie puts gun law problems behind her
Web Link Gorgs Selected for Commonwealth Games
The 2010 Commonwealth Games take place in Delhi, India, from 3 to 14 October 2010. They will feature 17 sports - archery, aquatics (swimming, synchronised swimming & diving), athletics, badminton, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, hockey, lawn bowls, netball, rugby 7s, shooting, squash, table tennis, tennis, weightlifting and wrestling. With the 2012 Olympic Games in London and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Commonwealth Games England is entering a breath-taking four years of sport.
Web Link Truckers' Team Gregory on the road to Olympics
DEVON haulage firm Gregory Distribution Limited (GDL) has announced a sponsorship deal with five leading Westcountry athletes in the lead-up to the Olympics.
Web Link The Independent (April 2010)
Shooting to the top Have you got what it takes to be the best? Top pistol shooter Georgina Geikie has and she’s determined to be on the podium at the London 2012 Olympic Games
Web Link BBC News (March 2010)

Devon pistol shooter Georgina Geikie has returned from the 2010 Commonwealth Shooting Championships in India with four medals.

Web Link Gorgs For Gold (Press Release)
UK Ladies Champion pistol shooter, Georgina (Gorgs) Geikie, hit the target at the 2010 Commonwealth Shooting Federation Championships, held recently in India. Flying the flag for Chagford, Devon, England and the UK, Gorgs scooped four medals, two individual bronzes and a silver and bronze in the team events.
Web Link Gorgs Flies the Flag Okehampton TImes March 2010
SHOOTIST GEORGINA Geikie from South Zeal returned last week laden with medals from the Commonwealth Shooting Federation Champion-ships held in Delhi.
Web Link Okehampton Today (March 2010)
SHOOTIST GEORGINA Geikie from South Zeal returned last week laden with medals from the Commonwealth Shooting Federation Champion-ships held in Delhi.
Web Link DnaIndia - Commonwealth Championships (2010)
The bronze medal went to England's Georgina Geikie and Judia Lydall, who shot 1129 points.
Web Link This is North Devon - Helpful Holidays (February 2010)
SOUTH WEST holiday cottage specialist Helpful Holidays has announced its sponsorship of Georgina Geikie.
Web Link BA Great Britons Winners Blog (February 2010)

Follow the winners' of British Airways' 'Great Britons' competition as they develop and grow their talents. British Airways is an official sponsor of the London 2012 Olympic Games..

Web Link Tavistock Times (December 2009)
Article about 2009 and the Oceanic Games
Web Link The Independent November 2009
Picture and profile from BA Great Britons win.
Web Link BBC Southwest Interview June 2009
Video Interview with BBC Southwest "Devon's Olympic shooting hopeful Georgina Geikie tells BBC Spotlight about the frustrations of having to train abroad because of UK gun laws."
Web Link Wall Street Journal June 2009
U.K.'s Budget Woes Put Olympic Dream in Crosshairs.
Web Link Daily News Podcast June 2009
Radio interview was conducted for NRA News in America. (This link is to a podcast of the Radio Interview)
Web Link Target Sports June 2009
Web Link June 2009 More Than The Games Article
GEORGINA Geikie has set her sights on European Championship glory after being handpicked in the last eight of the British Airways Great Britons initiative.
Web Link Geikie looking to blaze a trail Georgina Geikie has enjoyed a bit of a rollercoaster in the unrelenting countdown to the London 2012 Olympics.
Web Link LONDON 2012: Realistic Geikie looking to follow her ancestor and blaze a trail