Emily Drake is a Gymnast who was born in 1991, in Ealing, London. She began studying ballet and tap from the age of two and at six years old, moved on to study Artistic Gymnastics. For the last three years, Drake has been performing Rhythmic Gymnastics under her coach, Villy Antonova at the Hillingdon School of Gymnastics in London. She has competed in numerous competitions and has received many awards, most importantly her performance in the British Championships in November 2005, where she was ranked seventh in the country.