HARPER Marvin < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA South Africa   
Gender Men
Born 01 Nov 1985 in Pietermaritzburg, SAF
Height1.81 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Languages English
Higher education Communications, Finance - University of Stellenbosch: South Africa
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing hockey at age 11.
Why this sport? His family played hockey.
Club / Team KwaZulu Natal Coastal Raiders: Durban, RSA
Name of coach Gregg Clark [national]
Coach from which country? South Africa
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Striker
International Debut
Year 2007
Competing for South Africa
Opponent Uganda
General Interest
Hobbies Watching sport. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Memorable sporting achievement Participating in the 2007 Africa Cup. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010).
Hero / Idol Swiss tennis player Roger Federer and Australian hockey player Jamie Dwyer. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2010; sahockey.co.za, 14 Oct 2010).
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He always listens to music before a match. (hockeysouthafrica.com, 02 Feb 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Do it because it's hard, not because it's easy." (SAHA, 02 Feb 2010)