Susie Verrill

Susie Verrill

My name’s Susie, I used to work for sport/fashion magazines in London while feeling cosmopolitan. Now I’m a stay-at-home mum in Milton Keynes who writes during nap time and attempts not to drive to garden centres every day in search of company other than that of a one-year-old.


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Being a Strictly widow

Autumn time in Susie Verrill’s house usually involves a lot of relaxing, winding down and NO TRAINING. And then her Olympic medallist boyfriend went and signed up for Strictly Come Dancing. She reports back from the fake-tanned frontline.
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“Only Greg is allowed to feel downcast”

Our Susie Verrill had to watch her other half Greg Rutherford’s podium disappointment on a big screen in her back garden. There are a few things she wanted to set straight as she prepares to welcome him home.
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Why I’m not flying down to Rio

Susie Verrill's partner could win a gold medal at the upcoming Olympics. But she won't be there to watch it. Here's why.
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Life lessons

The journey from boy to man is a tough one, but Susie Verrill's got some tips she hopes will make it easier for her young son.
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Standing up for women brought a torrent of Twitter abuse

When Susie Verrill’s boyfriend, the athlete Greg Rutherford, questioned Tyson Fury’s place in the BBC's Sports Personality of The Year, she got threats of sexual violence on Twitter. Because that’s an entirely appropriate response, right?