Karri McMahon

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  • Birth Place

    Townsville

  • Birth State

    WA

  • Year of Birth

    1992

  • Height

    177cm

Languages Spoken:

Table tennis

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

No

Education Details:

Paramedics - Charles State University

Club details:

Fremantle Hockey Club, Fremantle

Why did you begin your sport?

Mum too us down one day to the local...we played all sports and took a liking and never stopped... started at 5 years of age.

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

Minion inner socks that are worn on game day and watch a video of my highlights reel whilst on the bus to Games and listen to tunes.

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Comm Games gold medal - 2014...Scored in last 11 seconds, to take us into shoot outs and then won the shoot outs.

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

Cathy Freeman beacause she was so inspirational every time she ran especially in Sydney. I wanted to be like her when I was little. Never met her.

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

Jason Duff - ex Australian assistant coach. Team D dad (defensive coach) he made it like family ...he was always there for you even on your bad days. Always believed in me from day 1

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Stand up paddle boarding, camping, love movies (favourite movie: Cool Runnings)

What is your sporting ambition?

Love to go to another Olympic Games and win a medal and go to Comm Games and win another medal.