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
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Capital Cobras: Wellington, NZL
General Interest
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)
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach Hemant Lala [club]; Colin Batch [national], AUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing hockey at age four.
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for New Zealand
General Interest
Nicknames Hiltz, Paris (hockeynz.co.nz, 14 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Set goals and have fun." (hockeynz.co.nz, 14 Nov 2011)
Further Personal Information
Higher education Business Studies - Massey University: New Zealand
General Interest
Injuries He missed the 2012 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after having emergency surgery for appendicitis. (stuff.co.nz, 24 May 2012)
International Debut
Opponent Germany
Location Chandigarh, IND
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages English
International Debut
Tournament Friendly Match