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SEAN WROE St. Peter’s College. M Y STORY Introduced to Athletics at Murrumbeena Primary School. Wasn’t a champion when I was younger but progressively.

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1 SEAN WROE St. Peter’s College

2 M Y STORY Introduced to Athletics at Murrumbeena Primary School. Wasn’t a champion when I was younger but progressively got better. Introduced to Ittay Fletcher in the summer of starting year 7 and became my first coach in Athletics. Juggled athletics in the summer and AFL in the winter. Decided to commit to athletics when I broke my arm when I was 15 years old Qualified for World Juniors when I was 19 and realised I had a potential to make a career out of Athletics.

3 MY ACHIEVEMENTS 2004 World Junior Championships (Grosseto, Italy) – 6 th 400m with Commonwealth Games (Melbourne) – Semi finalist 400m 46.47, Gold 4x400m 2007 World University Games (Bangkok, Thailand) – 1 st 400m, 2 nd 4x400m 2007 World Championships (Osaka, Japan) – Semi finalist 400m 2008 Olympic Games (Beijing, China) – 21 st 400m, 7 th 4x400m 2009 World Championships (Berlin, Germany) – 13 th 400m, 3 rd 4x400m 2010 Commonwealth Games (Dehli, India) – 2 nd 400m, 1 st 4x400m 2011 World University Games (Shenzhen, China) – 3 rd 400m 2011 World Championships (Daegu, Korea) – 10 th 4x400m

4 W INNING 2009 N ATIONALS

5 T RAINING Training changes depending on the time of the season. When it is closer to competition less training, pre season. I train Mon – Sat and varies from 8-10 sessions a week. Typical training week is: MonTuesWedThur s FriSatSun AMAM TrackGymHills/GymHillsTrac k PMGymTrac k Gym

6 W INNING G OLD AT THE 2007 W ORLD U NIVERSITY G AMES

7 G OAL S ETTING Important to set goals. Guides you where you need to go. Goal should be very specific and not vague Should have short, medium and long term goal Goals are always ever adjusting

8 D ISAPPOINTMENTS Broke my arm when I was 15 years old Commonwealth Games 2006 Car crash in 2007 Season of 2010

9 H OW TO DEAL WITH D ISAPPOINTMENT ? Everyone faces some form of disappointment in their career. It is how you bounce back from the disappointment that defines you as an athlete and as a person. My method - stay positive (sometimes harder to do), prepare, be flexible

10 C OMMONWEALTH G AMES

11 W HAT IS S UCCESS ? Success is different for each individual It doesn’t mean that you have to have won the competition to be successful It is as important to enjoy the journey of becoming successful.

12 3 P OINTS Goal Setting Disappointments Success

13 T HANK Y OU


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