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Leigh Skinner

Sport / Discipline

Weightlifting

Birth Place

Sydney

Birth state

QLD

Date of Birth

07/08/1964

Age

56

Delhi, 2010

Glasgow, 2014

Gold Coast, 2018

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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Additional Information

Languages Spoken:

No

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

No

Club details:

Powerlifting Australia

Why did you begin your sport?

Participated at a sports trial day for Sporting Wheelies and found out I had exceptional upper body strength

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Representing Australia at the last 2 Commonwealth Games.

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

Steven Green - a record I wanted to beat for years.

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

Ex-Australian Coach Ray Epstein. Ex coach and amazing man.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Building and driving muscle cars

What is your sporting ambition?

Win a medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and then retire.