Further Personal Information
||Science - LaTrobe University: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She began the sport in 1993 at the age of three at the Jets Gymnastics club in Eltham, Victoria.
|Why this sport?
||Her sisters were doing gymnastics, so she followed them into the sport. She also says that she had a lot of energy and her mother simply wanted her out of the house to burn it off.
|Club / Team
||Waverley Advanced Gymnastics Club: Waverley, NS, CAN
|Name of coach
||John Hart, Shaoyi Jiang
|Coach from what year?
||Georgie (london2012.olympics.com, 13 Jul 2011)
||"Cooking, playing the piano, collecting vinyl records." (gymnasticswa.asn.au, 03 Aug 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Her first world championships and competing at the 2008 Olympic Games. (london2012.olympics.com, 13 Jul 2011)
|Most influential person in career
||Her brother Adam. (london2012.olympics.com, 13 Jul 2011)
|Hero / Idol
||Catalina Ponor of Romania for her elegance. (Gymnastics Australia, 16 Oct 2009)
||At the end of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, she underwent surgery on both of her ankles to remove ankle spurs. (gymnastics.com.au, 29 May 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"What goes around, comes around." (london2012.olympics.com, 13 Jul 2011)
|Awards and honours
||At the 2008 Olympic Games she placed the highest amongst the Australian women, assisting the team to achieve its best ever Olympic position. In 2010, she was crowned Australian all-around champion for the first time. (gymnastics.org.au, 03 Aug 2010)