Further Personal Information
||Partner, Rachel and four-year-old son Samuel
||Nicholas Spence Lane
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||At 13 in Te Awamutu.
|Why this sport?
||He and his cousin saw an ad in the local paper.
|Club / Team
||Tawa Wrestling Club: Wellington, NZL
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
|Coach from what year?
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"I might not be the biggest heavyweight but I'm relying on the fitness to get me through" (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010).
||He played flanker or wing in rugby. (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010)
||His cousin, Chris Quinlan competed at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria and his brother, Aaron is competing at the Delhi Commonwealth Games in the under 96kg freestyle division. (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010)
||To compete in the Commonwealth Games (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010)
||He won gold at the New Zealand Wrestling Championships in 2009 and placed second in the Australia Cup in Melbourne in 2010. (New Zealand Commonwealth Games Guide, 2010)
He entered the National championships on a whim and won his division qualifying him for the Delhi Commonwealth Games. (stuff.co.nz, 17 Sep 2010)