HIACC - Amanda Simper's Olympic Insight

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HIACC - Amanda Simper's Olympic Insight

HIACC - Amanda Simper's Olympic Insight

Location: Claremont Community Hub and Library
Contact: Contact the Library on 9285 4353
Time:04 Mar 2021 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

​This year, athletes around the world are training for an Olympics that should have occurred last year.  The improbability of this circumstance will be part of their Olympic story in years to come.  In 2000, Amanda Simper was creating her own improbable Olympic story when she competed in Sydney in sprint kayaking.  Improbable?  She was 32 years old and had first sat in a kayak less than 6 years earlier.  Amanda will talk through the highs and lows of being a latecomer to elite sport, and give a peek-behind-the-curtains view of the Olympic experience of 20 years ago. 

Date: Thursday 4th March at Claremont Community Hub & Library
Time: 9.30am - 10.30am

This is a free event. Bookings are essential as numbers are limited.