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Sport Shooting
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 07 Apr 1962 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.77 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife Lee, two stepsons
Residence Sydney, NSW, AUS
Languages English
Higher education Engineering - Granville TAFE : Sydney, NSW, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began shooting at age 17 in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Why this sport? He was introduced to the sport by a friend at school.
Name of coach Petr Kurka [national], CZE
Handedness Right eye, right hand
International Debut
Year 1986
Competing for Australia
General Interest
Nicknames Waz, Wazza (Athlete, 10 Jun 2008)
Memorable sporting achievement Taking part in the opening ceremony of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. (Twitter profile, 15 Sep 2015)
Most influential person in career Coach Miro Sipeck. (Athlete, 28 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol Australian tennis player Rod Laver. (Athlete, 28 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Have a go." (Athlete, 28 Apr 2012)
Awards and honours He was announced as the Forbes Australia Day ambassador for 2013. (forbesadvocate.com.au, 2013)

He was named Australian Shooter of the Year in 2007, 2008 and 2009. (australiaday.org.au, 04 Nov 2009)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (dailytelegraph.com.au, 15 Dec 2015)