Joelle is a professional squash player from Cambridge, New Zealand. She’s ranked number one in New Zealand and number 9 in the world. Joelle dominated at the Commonwealth Games 2018, winning Gold for Women's Singles and Women's Doubles, and also Bronze for Mixed Doubles.
Christy is New Zealand's top Freestyle Snowboarder and a top contender on the Intentional Pro Tour. She is a 2x X Games medalist, 2014 Winter Olympian, 2015 European Open champion and World Cup Gold medalist. Next up for Christy is catching the tail end of the Olympic qualifying circuit, after being side lined with injury over the past year, to try qualify for the next Winter Olympics 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February.
Christy has been named Snow Sports NZ Snowboarder of the Year four times since 2013.
Brooke is a New Zealand field hockey player who was born in Whangarei. She’s one of the best defenders on the Black Sticks Women’s team. She also represented New Zealand at the 2016 Summer Olympics, finishing 4th overall in women’s field hockey. Brooke won Gold at the Commonwealth Games 2018 with the Black Sticks.
Her brother Shay Neal is also in the New Zealand Hockey squad. They both started playing hockey at the age of 5.
Julia is a New Zealand beach volleyball player. She has been representing New Zealand internationally for the past 10 years and has finished in the top New Zealand pairing over the past five seasons. Julia is aiming to head to the Commonwealth Games in April.
Female beach volleyball players are required to play in bikinis on the World Tour and there is MAXIMUM size requirements that they need to meet.
From a young age Corey was brought up around athletes from all scenes, but it wasn't until he finished high school that he really started to immerse himself in triathlons. Since then, he has flown to the USA to compete in the ITU World champs 2016, placing 2nd in his age group. He’ll soon fly over to Germany to compete in the Challenge Roth triathlon. Keep an eye out for this up and comer!
Kelsey is a New Zealand track and field athlete. She represented New Zealand at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea. She was also a member of the New Zealand team that competed at the 2017 Nitro Series in Melbourne. She is the 2016 and 2017 National Champ for long jump with a personal best of 6.29m and aims to break the New Zealand record.
She has also represented New Zealand in Touch in both youth and open grades.
David is a New Zealand Gymnast Coach, and previously competed at a professional level for New Zealand. He won a bronze medal at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games for the Men’s floor event. He's New Zealand’s first gymnastics medallist since his coach David Philips won bronze on the floor in the 1998 Games Kuala Lumpur.
Lisa has been involved in ultra-distance running since 1997, including over 2000km of races in the Sahara, such as Morocco, Tunisia, Egyptian (Arabian, Libyan and western desert) and over 65000km (two and a half times around the world) in training and races in the past 13 years.
She specializes in cutting and polishing Opals, pounamu, Tahitian pearls, Pāua pearls, sterling silver designs and custom pieces influenced by her Maori heritage and her time in Europe.
Brand Ambassador, Mike, is not just an extreme marathon competitor, he’s an airline pilot, Everest mountaineer and adventurer. He’s conquered numerous mountains, testing the limits of human endurance. He’s one of a handful of athletes who have run 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents.
Mike ran the world’s highest marathon around Everest – a feat never before attempted.
Britta was born in Germany, but is a New Zealand based professional triathlete. She’s a multiple winner of Ironman distance races all over the world and was 1st place in the 2014 Challenge Taiwan triathlon and many others!
Byron is a New Zealand para-cyclist. He was born with Paraxial Fibular Hemimelia. At just twelve years old he made the difficult decision to have his leg amputated and says this was the best decision he’s made. He competed at the 2016 Summer Paralympics, finishing 11th overall in the men’s pursuit C4. Now he’s on the road to get to Tokyo for the next Paralympic Games!
Byron represented New Zealand in snowboarding for a number of years.
Adam debuted for the New Zealand Cricket team in the 2010. He can consistently bowl in excess of an impressive 150 km/h. He suffered injury early in his career, but came back strongly when he was selected to play for the Kiwis against Pakistan in New Zealand's tour of Pakistan in 2010.
His fastest bowl was clocked at 153.2 km/h, making him the sixth-fastest active bowler in international cricket (as of 3 January 2015).
2014 Commonwealth Games Silver medallist and current National Champion in Judo. He begun judo at the age of 6. Adrian is pursuing his life-long dream of competing at the Olympic Games. He’s as motivated as ever to live this dream.
Regan is a New Zealand professional racing cyclist. He won two silver medals at the junior worlds in 2013 at 16 years, before returning the following year in Korea to claim four medals, including the rainbow jersey after becoming the 2014 Junior Points Race World Champion and the Junior Madison World Champion. His performances earned him the Emerging Talent prize at the Halberg Awards in 2015. He won gold in the in the 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships for the team pursuit. He was fast-tracked into the team pursuit at 18 years, and was part of the world championship winning team. He has become an integral part of the team pursuit combination. His first Olympic game was Rio 2016.
He shares the same birthday as USANA New Zealand Business Manager, Robyn Brown!