In perfect sync with Olympics
hard work, here in WA actually have the most girls on the Olympic training squad.”
After studying business law and finance at UWA, Tsai was awarded a $3000 scholarship last year .
She said the university had been supportive of her 30 hour a week sport schedule.
“My degree was completely un- related to sport however I managed to take several sports science units as electives as I thought they would help me understand myself as an athlete better and some of the different aspects of my training from a scientific perspective,” she said.
The final squad will present two team routines at the Olympics, a technical routine, with set ele- ments to be performed in order and a free routine.
“Our free routine is based on the theme Australian animals, and is a development of the concept we have with our routine last year, which was all about Redback spiders,” Tsai said.
“It’s very different to what we’ve done before.”
Deborah Tsai, of Waterford.