CLARKE Lynsey < Back  
Sport Lawn Bowls
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 06 Dec 1983 in Leeds, ENG
Height1.63 m
Weight 58 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Occupation Sports Administrator
Higher education Business;Event Management: Queensland, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? Started in 1995 aged 11.
Why this sport? "I only started the sport because mum and dad took up bowls at the local club at Helensvale and they had a junior program."
Club / Team Helensvale Bowls Club: Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Name of coach Rex Johnston
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Lead
International Debut
Year 2003
Competing for Australia
Location Australia
General Interest
Nicknames Lyns. (Bowls Australia, 09 Jan 2006)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the 2005 World U25 Singles Cup in Hong Kong. (griffith.edu.au, 09 Jan 2006)
Most influential person in career "Ian Schuback - he's been a great mentor and motivator for me both on and off the green. With such a wealth of experience he's great to get advice from and has enabled me to become a better player and a better person." (Bowls Australia, 09 Jan 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Dream, believe, succeed." (griffith.edu.au, 09 Jan 2006)
Ambitions "To win back-to-back gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India and defend our World Championship gold medal in our home country in 2012. Hmmm..winning the Australian Open singles title would be nice too - $18,000 thanks very much!" (Bowls Australia, 09 Jan 2010)
Other information 2003 DEBUT
She was first selected to play for Australia at the 2003 Asia Pacific Bowls Championship in 2003 at the age of 19, making her the youngest person ever to play bowls for Australia at that time. (Bowls Australia, 09 Jan 2006)