Pursuit: Speed Skating
Tatiana is a members of the record breaking Queensland Duke Trophy Relay Team and are members of the Roos Short Track Speed Skating Club in Brisbane. At their recent event, the National Duke Trophy competition, the girls won every relay. Tatiana was also awarded the Len Duke Best & Fairest skater for the second year running. Tatiana and Emma are on the Project 10 squad; aiming to qualify as Australia’s first ladies relay team at the Winter Olympics. Julie and Melissa are also aiming at joining the squad before 2009/2010 World Cup begins. These four young women are currently the No.1 team in Australia.
When did you start? Start as a figure skater when I was 8 years old, switch to short track at age of 13. So I'm in short track since 1997
Career highlight or biggest achievement? Two times Win and 3rd place at World Cups this season and 3rd place at World Cup last season. All 500m.
What is your dream? To go my second and after third Olympics. Be a medalist of Olympics games.
Who or what have inspired you?
Who's your hero? Don't have any.
Any other special talents? At this moment only skating.
Favourite Music? Can listen to absolutely everything.
Favourite Movie? Troy, Mummy.
Favourite TV Show? Friends, Sport programs
Favourite Food? Italian, Japanese
How the grant will help you/how will you use the money? I would buy equipment for skating or training, it is cost not little money, so I could less work and training even more and harder.
Last words: Quote or Motto you live by? Nothing is impossible