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Sport Wrestling - Freestyle
CGA New Zealand   
Gender Women
Born 05 May 1981
Weight 51 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Porirua, NZL
Occupation Information Technology
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? At 12
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? New Zealand
Training Regime 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.
General Interest
Ambitions To compete at the Commonwealth Games and 2012 Olympic Games (cwgdelhi2010.org, 02 Jul 2010, stuff.co.nz, 18 Aug 2010)
Other information NATIONAL FIRST
First woman to represent New Zealand in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games. (cwgdelhi2010.org, 02 Jul 2010).