Further Personal Information
||Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
||Exercise Science, Physiotherapy - Griffith University: Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She started the sport at age 10.
|Why this sport?
||She found lap swimming boring.
|Club / Team
||Gold Coast Mermaids: Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
|Name of coach
||Marina Kholod, Anna Nepotacheva
||Bombelly (Athlete, 07 Sep 2010)
||Sports and fitness, music and art. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning a bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (olympics.com.au, 18 Feb 2012)
|Most influential person in career
||Duet partner Eloise Amberger. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2010)
|Hero / Idol
||Spanish synchronised swimmer Gemma Mengual. (olympics.com.au, 18 Feb 2012)
||She injured a shoulder ligament [middle glenohumeral] during the 2005 World Championships in Montreal, Canada. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
|Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
||She and her duet partner salute before every full routine. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"The pain of discipline is far less than the pain of regret." (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
She and duet partner Eloise Amberger both have a tattoo of the Southern Cross on their right foot. They decided to get the tattoo after they were selected as Australia's duet for the 2005 World Championships in Montreal, Canada. She also has a tattoo of a koi fish and the Olympic rings on her left side. (AOC, 11 Apr 2008)
She is studying a masters in physiotherapy at Griffith University. (olympics.com.au, 18 Feb 2012)