Damian Martin

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  • Birth Place

    Gloucester

  • Birth State

    WA

  • Year of Birth

    1984

  • Height

    186cm

Languages Spoken:

No

Are you a citizen of a country other than Australia? If yes, please provide details?

No

Education Details:

Layola Marimount in LA - Liberal Arts degree

Club details:

Perth Wildcats

Why did you begin your sport?

Grew up in tiny country town and all friends were playing so thought I'd join in to hang out with my friends through sport.

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

Used to have a strict eating and sleeping routine. That changed once my daughter was born not long ago.

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Representing Australia at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

Growing up it was Matt Johnson and Steve Waugh - their compassion and composure towards the game. Love learning from different people from all walks of life.

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

Dad. Hours of sacrifice getting and from training. Selflessness and support without any pressure.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Enjoy listening to music - old school rock and country - never in charge of music at training sessions.

What is your sporting ambition?

Love to win a Comm Games Gold medal to round of an enjoyable career. Win as many domestic medals as possible