SMITH Susannah < Back  
Sport Shooting
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 21 Nov 1979 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.48 m
Weight 56 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Sydney, NSW, AUS
Occupation Teacher
Languages English
Higher education Education: New South Wales, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started shooting in 1993 in Sydney, Australia.
Why this sport? At the weekends when her friends went to Sunday School, she went to the rifle range with her father.
Club / Team Sutherland Shire Smallbore Rifle Club: Sutherland, NSW, AUS
Training Regime She trains two or three times per week on the range and also spends time in the gym.
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies Listening to music, spending time with friends, travelling, training, history, sport and watching films. (ISSF, 02 Sep 2010)
Hero / Idol Her father, and her former coach, four-time Australia Olympic Games shooting representative Donald Tolhurst. (Shooting Centre NSW, 03 Dec 2007)
Other information SAD LOSS
In early 2005, she was devastated by the death of her long-term coach Donald Tolhurst. "I was so used to having him behind me on the range, talking to me," she said. (Sunday Times, 18 Jan 2006)