What is your Sport?
What degree did you study at ANU?
A double degree in Commerce & Science
How many hours per week do you spend training/competing?
Approximately 30-35 hours per week
How did you juggle the committments of rowing and studying?
The most important thing is good organisation, once you get into a good routine it’s easy to stay on top of everything
How does sport assist you in your academic pursuits?
I think sport gives me a good grounding in life by giving me concrete goals and events to work towards, making it easy to handle the other things going on in my life
Greatest sporting achievement?
Being selected into the U23 Australian Rowing team this year
What is your long-term sporting goal?
Win Olympic Gold
Who has had the greatest influence on your sporting career thus far?
My coach at the ACT academy of sport Andrew Randell has had a huge influence on my sporting career; he has been tough but fair over the past year and a half, which has pushed me to find my potential.
Who is your sporting idol and why?
It’s hard to choose but Stephen Bradbury is one of my favourites. He’s a shining example of what can happen if you back yourself when no one else will. He encompasses the underdog spirit and achieved something no Australian had ever done before.