OFFEREINS Ben < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 12 Mar 1986 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.84 m
Weight 76 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Perth, WA, AUS
Occupation Athlete, Coach
Languages English
Higher education Civil Engineering, Labour Studies - TAFE: Perth, WA, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began running at age seven.
Why this sport? He took part in his school's athletics carnival and some spectators encouraged his parents to take him to the local athletics club.
Club / Team Mandurah/Rockingham Athletics Club: Perth, WA, AUS
Name of coach Lyn Foreman
Coach from which country? Australia
Coach from what year? 2006
General Interest
Nicknames Bewf (sportschallenge.com.au, 11 Feb 2013)
Hobbies Skateboarding, drinking coffee. (wcal.com.au, 05 Sep 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (sportschallenge.com.au, 11 Feb 2013)
Hero / Idol US sprinter Carl Lewis. (sportschallenge.com.au, 11 Feb 2013)
Injuries In 2008 he was involved in a car accident that left him with multiple season-threatening injuries. (athletics.com.au, 31 Dec 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Tomorrow we wake up better athletes than we did today." (olympics.com.au, 06 Jul 2012)
Ambitions To achieve what he is capable of. (sportschallenge.com.au, 11 Feb 2013)