Further Personal Information
||Canberra, ACT, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She started aged eight at school.
|Why this sport?
||She watched other athletes doing the Fosbury flop in the high jump at school and successfully copied it, placing third in her first competition. Her parents then enrolled her in Little Athletics.
|Club / Team
||Athletics Wollongong: Wollongong, NSW, AUS
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
||She trains two hours a day, six days a week.
||Rollerblading, going to the movies, listening to music, shopping, going to the beach and hanging out with friends. (athletics.com.au, 17 Aug 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning the Australian National Championship. (Illawarramercury.com.au, 20 Jun 2009)
|Hero / Idol
||Australian high jumper Alison Inverarity. (schools.nsw.edu.au, 08 Aug 2002)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Never give up." (NSW Institute of Sport, 22 Dec 2001)
||To make a major international championship final. (runnerstribe.com, 09 May 2010)
Her coach Peter Lawler was a six-time national javelin medallist. (visa-asia.com, 31 Dec 2005)