Name: Wade Townsend
Age (in 2015): 25
Sport: Table Tennis
Coach/s: Koji Oribe
Best international result/s: 5th in Team's Event at the Commonwealth Championships 2013
Major goal for 2015: National Men's Singles Champion and qualify for the main round of a World Tour Super Series event.
Most memorable sporting moment: A three week table tennis road trip across Japan.
Biggest challenge you have faced: Balancing training and study.
What do you like most about your sport? It allows for a great deal of improvisation and creativity.
Who/what inspires you to achieve your best in sport? Whoever my training partner is on the other end of the table.
Favourite food/drink: Chocolate sorbet and coconut water.
Favourite song/music: Rufus Wainwright
Favourite movie: Lost in Translation and any film by Woody Allen or Wes Anderson.