RICHARDSON Kyle < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 13 May 1987 in Brisbane, AUS
Height1.78 m
Weight 67 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Occupation Business Owner, Photographer
Languages English
Higher education Human Movement Studies - Queensland University of Technology: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began swimming in grade one at primary school at age six.
Why this sport? He followed his older sister into the sport.
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Australia
Tournament Exhibition Match
Location Canberra, ACT
General Interest
Nicknames Skeet, Skeeta, Skeety, K-Rod (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010, QAS, 24 Jul 2009)
Hobbies Playing drums and guitar. (swimming.org.au, 24 Jul 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (kylerichardsonphotography.com, 27 Jun 2013)
Hero / Idol Japanese swimmer Kosuke Kitajima, Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho. (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you'll end up with the stars." (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Famous relatives His relative Lyle Smith represented Australia in swimming at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Other information BUSINESSMAN
He owns and operates Kyle Richardson Photography. (Facebook profile, 19 Nov 2013)

PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS
He has been twice awarded Australian Institute of Professional Photography Queensland Student Photographer of the Year. (kylerichardson.com.au, 30 Sep 2014)