Tom Brazier

What is your sport?

MUT Running (mountain, ultra, trail)

How many hours per week do you spend training/playing?

10-20 hours

What course are you studying at ANU?

Graduate of bachelor of engineering (2013)

How do you juggle the commitments of playing sport and studying?

Flexible bosses, working out at random times of the day

Does sport assist you in your academic pursuits?

Yes. Focus, commitment, perspective, determination and confidence

Greatest sporting achievement

2016 World Skyrunning Championships – Team AUS/NZ

What is your long term sporting goal?

Fun and longevity in the sport

Who has had the greatest influence on your sporting career thus far?

David Baldwin and Julie Quin (rogaining/navigation), and mum and dad

Who is your sporting idol & why?

Anton Krupicka – USA mountain athlete who is versatile at climbing, riding, running and skiing

Any superstitions or unusual game day preparations?

No fibre on the day before a race, therefore no potty stops mid-race.

Tell us something interesting or fascinating about yourself

I was obsessed with sweet potato, currently managing my addiction. My friend once photoshopped my face onto a sweet potato body