Further Personal Information
||Cape Town, RSA
||Xhosa, Zulu, English
||Education - College of Capetown: Cape Town, RSA
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She began weightlifting in 1997.
|Why this sport?
||She found it exciting and because it was an Olympic sport.
|Club / Team
||Nyanga Club: South Africa
|Name of coach
|Coach from what year?
||B, Babs, Babes. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
||She enjoys reading, listening to music, walking by the beach and socialising. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning a bronze medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Winning three gold medals at the 2006 African Championships. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
|Hero / Idol
||Rubben Gonzalez, Vilma Rodolf and Natalie Du Toit. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
||She had a shoulder injury in 2009. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||If you do whatever it takes for as long as it takes, success is only a matter of time. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
|Awards and honours
||South African Sport Woman of the Year in 2006. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
||She wants to become a world class athlete and to compete at the 2012 Olympics. After her sport career she wants to own a gym and continue being involved in sport, either coaching or managing at a national level. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)