HILTON Blair < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Men
Born 28 Aug 1989 in Wellington, NZL
Height1.81 m
Weight 78 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Wellington, NZL
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages English
Higher education Business Studies - Massey University: New Zealand
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing hockey at age four.
Club / Team Capital Cobras: Wellington, NZL
Name of coach Hemant Lala [club]; Colin Batch [national], AUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for New Zealand
Opponent Germany
Tournament Friendly Match
Location Chandigarh, IND
General Interest
Nicknames Hiltz, Paris (hockeynz.co.nz, 14 Aug 2010)
Hobbies Playing tennis, going to the beach. (hockeynz.co.nz, 14 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Finishing fourth at the 2009 Junior World Cup in Malaysia and Singapore, winning a bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, and competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (hockeynz.co.nz, 08 Mar 2013)
Most influential person in career His parents, and New Zealand hockey player Peter Miskimmin. (hockeynz.co.nz, 04 Jun 2013)
Hero / Idol Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (hockeynz.co.nz, 04 Jun 2013)
Injuries He missed the 2012 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after having emergency surgery for appendicitis. (stuff.co.nz, 24 May 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Set goals and have fun." (hockeynz.co.nz, 14 Nov 2011)