Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
|Why this sport?
||She tagged along with her brother when he joined to help his rugby conditioning
|Club / Team
||Tawa Wrestling Club: Wellington, NZL
|Name of coach
||Graeme (Graham) Hawkins
|Coach from which country?
||Due to a lack of female competitors with international experience she trains with the men who are on average at least 10kg heavier than she.
She runs for 45 minutes on the treadmill at 5am. She does one hour of cardio and stretching on her lunch break at work and then trains in techniques and wrestling for 90 minutes in the evening.
||To compete at the Commonwealth Games and 2012 Olympic Games (cwgdelhi2010.org, 02 Jul 2010, stuff.co.nz, 18 Aug 2010)
First woman to represent New Zealand in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games. (cwgdelhi2010.org, 02 Jul 2010).