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AVA USHER
Surf Sports | Swimming | Basketball

 

Age: 11  
 

Nickname: Polly
 

Favourite Food: Steak and Salad


Sporting Idol/s: Tia Toomey, Karlee and Amy Nurthen, Harriet Brown and Lebron James.


When did you first start in your sport/s? When I was 4


Career Highlights:

2018 QLD Surf Life Saving Junior Athlete of the Year

9 Medals at 2018 QLD SLS Youth Championships 

7 Medals at 2018 QLD SLS Pool Rescue Championships

1st Place 2018 Coolangatta Gold age division

1st Place Overall Kozii Iron Challenge Series Champion 

Winning a gold medal in Board Rescue with my older sister at Branch Championships

Representing QLD at 2018 National School Swimming Championships


What do you love most about your sport/s?

Being fit and healthy, doing all of the sports I love with
my great friends and my bestie (sister Aleira)

 

Favourite Event/s: Iron woman, Board relay and
Beach Flags

 

Favourite location to compete/surf: Currumbin Beach
 

Future Goals: To be a professional Ironwoman and play in the WNBA
 

Hobbies: Spending time with my family and friends, sleeping, eating, surfing and skating
 

What do you love most about The Barnacle Plus?

I can listen to my favourite music while I’m training in the water or anywhere I go!


Five (5) songs on your playlist:

Fat Lip: Sum 41

I want it that way: Backstreet Boys

Lets get ridiculous: Red Foo

Bad Blood: Taylor Swift

Dear Maria, Count me in: All time low

 

Advice for young athletes and other kids getting into sport: Be Coachable, Respectful, Kind & always have fun


Favourite Quote: PRACTICE MAKES PERMANENT

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