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Amy Dunn

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Classification
T41, F41

Further personal information

Residence
Hamilton, NZL
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Occupational Therapy - Otago Polytechnic: Dunedin, NZL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at the start of 2017.
Why this sport?
She enjoys being active. "I've loved every minute of it, from my training with a fantastic coach, to competing in regional and national competitions. Sport has made an improvement to my physical as well as mental well-being."
Club / Team
Parafed Waikato: New Zealand

General interest

Hobbies
Playing wheelchair rugby. (givealittle.co.nz, 01 Jan 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A positive attitude is the most powerful combatant to life's misfortunes. The only disability in life is a negative attitude." (Facebook profile, 05 May 2019)
Impairment
She was born with hypochondroplasia and is a person of short stature. (givealittle.co.nz, 01 Jan 2019)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She serves as a youth representative on the board of Parafed Waikato. (givealittle.co.nz, 31 Mar 2019)