Sport for Women

Alyssa Healy

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Cricket
Location: Australia

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Q & A

Greatest sporting achievement: Member of the Australian Women’s Cricket Team (Southern Stars) Who won the ICC World Cup T20 in West Indies 2010

Greatest achievement off the field: Living on my own

Who is your sporting heroine? Layne Beachley

How many hours per week to you train/exercise? 16 Hours of training plus game time.

What kind of diet or nutrition plan are you on? Healthy balanced diet.

What do you love about your sport? Friendships you make and keep. Cricket is really competitive with good rivalries.

If you could change something about your sport, what would it be? Wouldn’t change a thing!

What motivates you? I am motivated by the thought of being at the top of my sport.

Do you have a profession outside of your sport? Student.

Three words that describe you: Competitive, Persistent, Cheeky

If I wanted to play your sport, what advice would you give me? Stick with it, once you learn it, you will continue playing forever.

Top 100 Sportswomen Nomination

Alyssa has been in the victorious Australian women's cricket at the last 2 T20 world cups. Wicket keeping in the 2009 winning team and opening the bat in the 2012 winning team proving she is a very versatile competitor. Also wicketkeeping in the Southern

- Aileen McPherson