My nomination to carry the London 2012 Olympic Torch is going to be Ken Davis who was my art teacher when I was at school.
My journey towards becoming a three-time Olympic silver medallist didn't start with a boat or paddles.
Strangely it started at Bearsden Academy where I was taught karate by Ken, or Mr Davis as he was then.
He was such an inspirational teacher and the things I learnt in karate with him helped me develop hugely as a person - from him having a huge amount of faith in me at a stage when I didn't yet have that in myself, to teaching me about dedication, focus and achieving my goal while still having fun..
He does such a lot for the local community, all in his own time, that it would be great for him to carry the Torch next year when it makes its journey around the UK.
Ken means a lot to me and he couldn't be a more worthy person to carry the Olympic Flame and represent a nation. CR