Ashleigh Cockburn

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Murrumbateman, NSW, AUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She learnt to swim as a baby on her family's farm in New South Wales, Australia.
Why this sport?
She was taught to swim at an early age because her family's farm had a number of dams and lakes on it, and her parents were concerned about her falling in.
Club / Team
Ginninderra Swim Club: Belconnen, ACT, AUS
Name of coach
Jim Fowlie [personal], AUS; Jan Cameron [national]

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
Pan Pacific Championships
Location
Pasadena, CA, USA

General interest

Nicknames
Ash (Twitter profile, 01 Sep 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Gaining selection to her first national senior team for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships. (swimming.org.au, 29 Jun 2014)