Sport for Women

Leanne Del Toso

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Wheelchair Basketball
Location: Australia

Leanne Del Toso, along with teammate Shelley Chaplin from the London Games has recently embarked on a new challenge to raise $13,000 to support people with disabilities in both Australia and Fiji by bike riding around the perimeter of Fiji. 550k in just 10 days!

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Leanne Del Toso in the News


Greatest sporting achievement: Winning a Silver Medal at the 2012 London Paralympics

Greatest achievement off the field: Buying my own home

How many hours per week to you train/exercise? Train 6 days a week, 2-3 times a day, 1-2hrs per session

What do you love about your sport? It’s a team sport and everyone is equal on court

If you could change something about your sport, what would it be? More opportunities to play tournaments overseas. Have more countries involved

What motivates you? Knowing that anything is possible

Do you have a profession outside of your sport? Im a motivational speaker

Three words that describe you: Self-Motivated, passionate and unique

If I wanted to play your sport, what advice would you give me? Just jump in a chair and the rest will take care of itself

Leanne Del Toso Supports Sport for Women Day

"I support Sport for Women Day because it’s about empowering young women to believe in themselves to achieve great things in life & sport, which is something I am very passionate about."