Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She began cycling at the age of five.
|Why this sport?
||Her father got her involved in racing BMX. She stopped competing at the age of 15 but then picked up the sport of cycling after watching the mountain bike World Championships in 2006.
|Club / Team
||Sella Italia-Ghezzi: Italy
|Memorable sporting achievement
||The first mountain bike event she ever competed in in 2007, which was the Matarangi Intrigue in the Coromandel. (nzherald.co.nz, 27 Nov 2009)
|Hero / Idol
||Her dad, Grant Boyd. (nzherald.co.nz, 27 Nov 2009)
||She has played netball for Auckland. (nzherald.co.nz, 27 Nov 2009)
||Her father, Grant Boyd, played rugby league for New Zealand and competed in BMX competitions. (nzherald.co.nz, 27 Nov 2009)
||To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (nzherald.co.nz, 27 Nov 2009)
She was a six time national BMX champion before she turned to mountain bikes and then to road cycling. (New Zealand Commonwealth Games Guides, 2010)