TEAM AUS PROFILE: CLAY WATERMAN

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CLAY WATERMAN
BOXING

Why did you begin your sport?

Fifth generation boxer, originally learned to look after myself.

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

Bit of a prayer with mother, big stretch before I enter the venue

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Won Australian first gold medal in World Championships 2011 – 46kg

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

Mike Tyson – in the ring.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Driving, take car to the track.

What is your sporting ambition?

Want to surpass every Australian boxer ever.

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