Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She took up the sport at age 16.
|Why this sport?
||"My grandmother introduced me to the sport and there was no looking back. I enjoy it a lot because I get to travel and meet a lot of new friends."
|Club / Team
||Oceania Weightlifting Institute: Nouméa, NCL
|Name of coach
||Unakea Kauvai [national]
||Lui (Twitter profile, 19 Jan 2015)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"If you want it, take it." (Facebook profile, 05 Dec 2017)
In 2016 she was elected on a four-year term as one of three vice presidents of the Oceania Weightlifting Federation. She was the organisation's first female elected official. (cookislandsnews.com, 15 Jul 2016; iwf.net, 28 May 2016)
She has a tattoo of the five Olympic rings on her right arm. (Olympians Cook Islands Facebook page, 09 Sep 2018)