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JOBSIS Olivia Athlete
JONES Kathryn Athlete
KEBBLEWHITE Amanda Athlete
KENNEDY Rodney Team Official
LEYDON Kylie Athlete
LINDERBOOM Stacey Athlete
LOGAN Melissa Athlete
LONG David Team Official

JOBSIS Olivia
First Name Last Name Gender
Olivia Jobsis Female
Sport Gymnastics
Event/s Apparatus
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 2003 National Champ - Junior Elite
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
2003
National Championships
Auckland Championships
National Secondary Schools
National Championships
6th Overall, 1st Beam & Floor, 2nd Vault
1st Overall
1st Overall
1st Overall
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2003
2004
Australian Club National Championships
" Reach For The Stars " - Canberra
Pacific Alliance - Hawaii

6th
22nd
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Dec 2004
Jan 2005
Reach For The Stars, Canberra, Australia
Australian Youth Olympic Festival
Other Interesting Information
I am a cat lover & a SPCA supporter (passionate about animals). I love reading, debating & baking. My nickname is "Liv".
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
A love of the difficulty, precision & beauty of gymnastics.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Svetlana Khorkina.

JONES Kathryn
First Name Last Name Gender
Kathryn Jones Female
Sport Cycling
Event/s Road
Time Trial
Road Race
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2003
2002
New Zealand Road Nationals - Under 19 - Road Race
New Zealand Selectors Trials - Road Race & Time Trial
New Zealand Road Nationals - Under 19 - Time Trial
New Zealand Road Nationals - Under 17 Time Trial
3rd
2nd & 1st
3rd
3rd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
New Zealand Road Cycling Team - Canberra Tour
Canterbury Track Cycling Team - National Track Championships
Canterbury Track Cycling Team - Oceania Track Championships
8th
2nd - Pursuit; 3rd - Sprint
1st - Scratch; 2nd - Pursuit; 3rd - Sprint & Points
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
December 2004
December 2004
March 2005
Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Tour De Femme - Nelson, New Zealand
New Zealand Track Cycling Championships, Dunedin
Other Interesting Information
Before taking up cycling in 2001, I did competitive gymnastics for 10 years. I also compete in multi-sport nad running events.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Encouraged by Terry Gyde and Villa Maria College to try something new.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Mark Bailey, Lesley Nichol & Sarah Ulmer.

KEBBLEWHITE Amanda
First Name Last Name Gender
Amanda Kebblewhite Female
Sport Tenpin Bowling
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 269 Game
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002 Asian Schools Tournament
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My father.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

LEYDON Kylie
First Name Last Name Gender
Kylie Leydon Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s High Jump
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 1.75m
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2003
2004 & 2003
2004
New Zealands Under 20s Women Champ
New Zealand Senior Girls Secondary Schools
Ranked 2nd In New Zealand - Open Women
Australian Nationals - Under 20s High Jump
1st
1st
2nd
4th
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2003
Sydney Youth Olympics Festival
Representative At World Youths
5th
17th
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
December 2004
December 2004
New Zealand Secondary Schools
Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
All Bays Cougar high jump record held from 11 years. Women's under 20s. Ex-national level rhythmic gymnast.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Wanting to succeed in life, through sport.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Nigel Avery.

LINDERBOOM Stacey
First Name Last Name Gender
Stacey Linderboom Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m
200m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 100m - 12:10sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
School New Zealand Nationals - 100m
Club Nationals Under 17 - 100m & 200m
1st
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003 Arfura Games - 100m, 200m & High Jump 3rd, 1st & 3rd
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Dec 2004
2004
Commonwealth Youth Games - 100m & Relay
School Nationals ( N Z ) 100m & 200m
Other Interesting Information
Little sister plays representative hockey for North Harbour bays cougars under 13 girls 100m & 200m record 2002. Hobbies include dancing and singing.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
To travel and represent my country.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Cathy Freeman

LOGAN Melissa
First Name Last Name Gender
Melissa Logan Female
Sport Gymnastics
Event/s Rhythmic Gymnastics
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2001
2002
2003
2004
New Zealand Championships - Level 4
New Zealand Championships - Stage 3
New Zealand Championships - Junior
New Zealand Championships - Junior
1st
1st
2nd
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2004
Australian Nationals - Stage 3
Pacific Alliance Championships - Junior
4th All Round
15th All Round
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
January 2005 Australian Youth Olympic Festival
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Irina Tchachina

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