Samantha "Sam" Scowen (born 29 October 1987) is a British [[Adaptive rowing|adaptive rower]] who competed at the [[2012 Summer Paralympics]] in London. She competes in the mixed scull with partner [[Nick Beighton]].
== History ==
Scowen was born in 1987, growing up in [[Wokingham]]. Born with a missing growth plate in her left leg and a flat hip socket, Scowen has undergone intensive surgery including five leg lengthenings.ref
She first tried rowing in 2008 and later joined the Dorney Boat Club.ref She teamed up with in the TA mixed double scull and in May 2009 they took a gold medal in the [[World Rowing Cup]] in Munich.ref In August 2009 she competed in the [[...|World Rowing Championships]] in Poland, racing in the adaptive TA mixed double where she and partner Roberts finished 5th.ref Despite this success, the partnership was split when a change is disability classifications meant that Roberts was no longer able to compete. With no other partner availabale, Scowen was unable to compete in 2010.ref