Brad Newley


Q1: Full name:

Brad Newley

Q2: Nickname:


Q3: How did you get involved in your sport?

Parents were Basketballers

Q4: How often do you train a week & when do you get time off during the year?

Our season runs though the Aussie summer. Basically we are on everyday with sometimes a lighter day in the middle of the week. I normally get a break in the end of June/July.

Q5: Do you have a special routine or superstition before competing? if yes, what is it?

For me the best superstition is no superstition

Q6: Favourite sport – outside of your own?

Aussie Rules

Q7: Do you follow a particular diet?

Nothing too specific. Try to eat 3 base meals and not snack too much. And always stay very hydrated.

Q8: Have you overcome serious injury or other set-backs?

I’ve been very lucky in my career thus far. Maximum I’ve missed is about so month of action

Q9: What about GC2018 excites you?

The chance to be a 2 time commonwealth gold medalist with both times been in my home country.

Q10: One question you get asked too often?

“How did you get so tall?”

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