BRENNAN Ashleigh < Back  
Sport Gymnastics - Artistic
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 18 Jan 1991 in Dandenong, AUS
Height1.61 m
Weight 49 kg
Human Interest
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport in 1997.
Why this sport? She started it initially for fun and because she was too short for basketball.
Club / Team Victorian High Performance Centre / VIS: Australia
Name of coach Misha Barabach, Tracey Penuluna
General Interest
Nicknames Ash, Brenners (vis.org.au, 14 Feb 2006; vis.org.au, 07 May 2012)
Hobbies Enjoys shopping going to the movies, supporting St Kilda, who compete in the Australian Football League [AFL], camping, music, travel. (gymnastics.org.au, 30 Aug 2010; vis.org.au, 14 Feb 2006)
Hero / Idol Australian gymnast Zeena McLaughlin. Also Chinese gymnast Cheng Fei because "I love her style of gymnastics and she always has a smile on her face, even if she has fallen off the beam" (vis.org.au, 14 Feb 2006, vis.org.au, 30 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Dream, believe, create, succeed. Leave nothing undared." (vis.org.au, 14 Feb 2006; gymnastics.org.au, 07 May 2012)
Other information ONE YEAR HIATUS
She took 2009 off to focus on her year 12 VCE [Victorian Certificate of Education] and in order to gain entry into university. (gymnastics.org.au, 30 Aug 2010)