Surf Sports | Swimming


Age: 14  

Nickname: A

Favourite Food: Chicken, Salad & Avocado

Sporting Idol/s: Karlee Nurthen, Harriet Brown, Ali Day

When did you first start in your sport/s?
Started swimming at 6mths of age

Career Highlights:

2017/18 and 2018/19 SLS Branch Champion 
Gold Coast Academy of Sport - Athlete of the Year

Finals at Australian SLS Youth Championships

Top 10 finalist at Queensland SLS Youth Championships

4th place at 2018 and 2019 Burleigh Swim Run

Point Danger Branch Representative

What do you love most about your sport/s?

The adrenaline of competing, being outdoors, being with my friends at carnivals and the love of water.

Favourite Event/s: Iron woman and Swim

Favourite location to compete/surf: Currumbin Beach

Future Goals: To medal at Sate and Aussies, make the Queensland SLS team and be a professional Ironwoman

Hobbies: Surfing, travelling, eating and hanging out with friends and family

What do you love most about The Barnacle Plus?

I love the Barnacle Plus because it has an amazing memory mode which stores 1000 songs! My tunes are played uninterrupted even when underwater … and I can listen to my favourite tunes on any aquatic adventure and leave my phone behind!

Five (5) songs on your playlist:

Bad Guy:  Billie Eilish

Bohemian Rhapsody:  Queen

Wipe Out:  The Surfaris
Whatever It Takes:  Imagine Dragons

Shotgun:  George Ezra

Advice for young athletes and other kids getting into sport: Train hard, believe in yourself and enjoy what you are doing!

Favourite Quote: You Got This!

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