Sophie Faldo is The Great British Bake Off Winner 2017.
Sophie was born in London and grew up in Suffolk. After gaining a Bachelors degree from Manchester and Masters degree from Toulouse, both in Psychology, she was selected to attend the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. She commissioned as an Officer in the Royal Artillery where she served all over the world, including Afghanistan.
After leaving the Regular Army, she worked as a surveillance consultant, personal trainer and Alpine ski touring instructor before applying for The Great British Bake Off.
As well as her passion for baking, Sophie also loves sport. She has previously held National Age-group titles in both Rowing and Track Cycling. She enjoys keeping fit and is also currently training for the stunt register.
Sophie specialises in celebration cakes, chocolaterie and fine patisserie and has an interest in alternative grains, sugar-free baking and performance foods.
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