ESHUIS Clarissa < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Women
Born 18 Mar 1987 in Hamilton, NZL
Height1.76 m
Weight 79 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Hamilton, NZL
Occupation Student
Languages Dutch, English
Higher education Sports Science - WINTEC: Hamilton, NZL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started playing hockey at age seven.
Why this sport? Her father and older brothers played hockey.
Club / Team Midlands: Hamilton, NZL
Name of coach Mark Hager [national]
Coach from which country? Australia
Coach from what year? 2007
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Defence
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for New Zealand
Opponent United States
General Interest
Nicknames Claar (, 14 Aug 2010)
Hobbies Kiteboarding, outdoors, watching movies and hanging out with mates or family. (, 14 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the Champions Challenge in 2005 and 2009, competing at the 2006 Commonwealth Games and winning the World Cup Qualifying Tournament in 2009. (, 14 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career Her family and Bruce Rosemergy. (, 14 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol Dutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (, 21 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Hard work pays off." (, 21 Aug 2010)
Ambitions To compete at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (, 14 Aug 2010)