Week 7: Caitlyn Biondi-Howarth Basketball

Week 7: Caitlyn Biondi-Howarth Basketball

ls:  We have had a couple of weeks off to get images ready for the Queensland APPA’s. Images taken during this project have been submitted to the competition so we will see how it all goes. We are hoping to get a good result this year, but it will give us a guide as to how the images are shaping. We will continue to try to improve our images as the project continues. This week we have Caitlyn Biondi-Howarth from the Cannons Basketball club. I first came across Caitlyn about 3 years ago at the Queensland State under 16 Basketball Championships that were held in Townsville. She continues to make representative sides while being in the Cannon’s A team. She is also putting back into the sport by coaching at Cannons. What sports do you play? cbh: Basketball ls: What clubs do you currently play for? cbh: Cannons. ls: What position do you play? cbh: Guard. ls: How many years have you been playing? cbh: 7 years. ls: Who is your sporting hero? cbh: Renae Camino (current Opals member) Ls: How did you get involved in these sports? cbh: Watching the WNBL inspired me to want to get involved. ls: On that answer, there is an obvious improvement in participation when sports are shown on free to air TV. As proof look at how rugby, football and basketball have struggled in this country while only receiving coverage on pay TV. What rep honours have you achieved? cbh: U14, U16, U18 Townsville Flames, U16 & U18 QLD North. Ls: How much time is involved? cbh: nearly every day. Ls: What...
Our sporting Hero’s 1 – Ellie

Our sporting Hero’s 1 – Ellie

Ellie is a Queensland representative football player, having won a national championship with the Queensland Under 12 girls earlier this year. She also plays touch and Oz Tag, and is hoping to gain Queensland selection in both these sports later in the year and early next year. She comes from an incredibly talented family with other family members featuring on this blog in future editions. We sat down with Ellie and had a chat about her dreams and goals for the future. ls: What sports do you play?eh: Soccer, Oz Tag and Touch.ls: What clubs do you play for?eh: Annandale Falcons and now the North Queensland Fury.ls: What position do you play?eh: Midfield and full back.ls: How long have you been playing?eh: 8 years.ls: Who is your sporting hero?eh: Lionel Messe from Argentina and Barcelona. ls: What representative honours have you achieved?eh: Townsville Football, Townsville Primary School Football, North Queensland Schools Football, QLD Schools Football, Townsville Schools Touch, North Queensland Schools Touch & Townsville Oz Tag.ls: How much time is involved?eh: All of our time.ls: What is the best part of playing sports?eh: All of it.ls: What is the worst part of playing sport?eh: Not being able to play.ls: What was your favourite event?eh: Playing for QLD at the Football Nationals in Brisbane earlier this year.ls: Why did you choose these sports?eh: I try to get to as many sports as I can and these were the ones we had time for.ls: What is your biggest accomplishment in your sport?eh: Making  the QLD State side in Footballls:What one or two things do you currently do in your training that...