Name: Paige Leonhardt
Age (in 2021): 20
Sport: Para Swimming
Coach/s: David Hayden at University of Qld and Assistant Coach Sean Williams
Best result/s: Silver medal 2018 Commonwealth Games
Major goal for 2021: Tokyo Paralympics
Most memorable sporting moment: 2016 Rio Paralympics
Biggest challenge you have faced: training in a 5 year cycle for the Tokyo Paralympics.
What do you like most about your sport? It is a venue for emotions expression. It provides a sense of belonging, a connection to the real world.
Who/what inspires you to achieve your best in sport? The younger generation and kids with similar backgrounds and disabilities, challenges.
Favourite food/drink: Hot pasta dishes/orange juice and ice chocolate
Favourite song/music: Head and heart
Favourite destination: Maldives