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