Emily Tapp is the first ACT athlete to win back-to-back world triathlon titles. She was rewarded for her consistency and fine achievements, taking out the Triathlon Australia Para-triathlete of the Year award for 2017. Emily arrived on the Para-triathlon scene with a determination to succeed in an endurance sport which is second to none. Her rise to No.1 in the rankings for her class PTWC and her World Championship title have been achieved through incredibly hard work. She is humble, most gracious and a supportive, positive role model.