Games type: Summer Paralympic Games
Games year: London 2012
Medal won: Bronze, Gold, Silver
Para sport: Para cycling
Gender: Female
EthnicityNew Zealand
Date of Birth16 Frebruary 1989
OccupationAssistance manager
Impairment (Disability)Ushers Syndrome type 2 (hearing and visually impaired) 

Phillipa competed at the London 2012 Paralympic Games in Para cycling, where she claimed the medal trifecta: gold and world record in the pursuit, silver in the road time trial and bronze in the track time trial. As a visually impaired Para cyclist Phillipa rode a tandem bike with sighted pilot Laura Thompson. Phillipa became a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2013, for her services to cycling.

Since then, Phillipa has retired from Para cycling and now lives in Australia and has welcomed a baby girl to her family.

Phillipa received her ‘numbered’ Paralympic pin as part of the Celebration Project in March 2020.

Paralympic results

2012London 2012 Paralympic GamesGold - B Women's Pursuit
Silver - B Women's Road Time Trial
Bronze - B Women's 1km Time Trial