Athlete Year of Birth: 1986
Athlete Place of Birth: Hobart, Tasmania
Athlete Weight: 51kg
Athlete Height: 161cm
Athlete Lives: Bardon Australia
Current Ranking: No Ranking
Laura is a scholarship holder at the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS). She currently balances full time university studies with triathlon training and competition. Laura was identified as a potential triathlete through a sibling search by the QAS Talent Search Program as her sister Annabel was a QAS triathlete. Laura previously held a QAS scholarship for gymnastics and medaled at national junior elite level in artistic gymnastics. She first represented Australia in triathlon as a junior in Madeira in 2004 and then in Gamagori in 2005.
Athlete Sponsors: Queensland Academy of Sport, University of Queensland
Athlete Language: English
Athlete Tri Entry Year: 2004
Athlete Other Sports: Cross Country, previously Junior Elite Artistic Gymnast
Athlete Education: Current Studies BBusMan/BA, University of Queensland
Athlete Hobbies: Travel, Cooking, Reading
Athlete Children: None
Athlete Proudest Moment: Still to come!
Athlete Injuries: Ongoing shoulder injury from gymnastics has always limited swimming. Successful shoulder reconstruction November 2005 but hip injury in September 2005 has prevented any training or competition in 2006. Major reconstruction of right hip October 2006.