THORPE Anna < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Women
Born 13 Apr 1984 in Whangarei, NZL
Height1.76 m
Weight 67 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Whangarei, NZL
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Northland: Whangarei, NZL
Further Personal Information
Higher education Otago University: Dunedin, NZL
General Interest
Hobbies Friends, family, beaching over summer, relaxing.
(, 14 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning Oceania Cup and Champions Challenge in 2009. (, 14 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career Her family. (, 14 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol New Zealand hockey players Anna Lawrence and Mandy Barker. (, 14 Aug 2010)
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started playing at age four.
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for New Zealand
Opponent Argentina
Location Whangarei
Further Personal Information
Occupation Teacher
General Interest
Nicknames Thorpee. (, 14 Aug 2010)
Sport Specific Information
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Midfield
Training Regime She trains up to 17 hours a week.
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never give up!" (, 15 Jun 2011)