HIND Natasha < Back  
Sport Life Saving, Swimming
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Women
Born 21 Aug 1989 in Wellington, NZL
Height1.68 m
Weight 61 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Wellington, NZL
Occupation Student
Higher education Victoria University: Wellington, NZL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up swimming at age seven.
Club / Team Capital Swim Club: Wellington, NZL
General Interest
Nicknames Tash (olympic.org.nz, 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement Qualifying for New Zealand's 2008 Olympic Games team. (stuff.co.nz, 01 Apr 2008)
Awards and honours She was named Wellington's Female Sportsperson of the Year in 2008. (The Dominion Post, 24 Jul 2008)
Other sports She was a member of New Zealand's surf lifesaving team. (The Dominion Post, 24 Jul 2008)
Famous relatives Her younger sister, Georgia, is also a swimmer. (The Dominion Post, 24 Jul 2008)
Other information SECOND CHANCE
At New Zealand's trials for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, she only recorded the fifth best 200m freestyle time and was set to miss out on a spot at the Games. She was handed a second chance after 200m backstroke specialist Melissa Ingram withdrew from the relay because it clashed with her individual event. (stuff.co.nz, 01 Apr 2008)