Sport for Women

Natalie Porter

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Basketball
Location: Australia

Natalie Porter is a basketball player from Victoria. She has played for four different top-level teams including the Dandenong Rangers, Townsville Fire, Sydney Uni Flames and Canberra Capitals.

In 2000, she was drafted by the Women's National Basketball Association. She has also played basketball in Italy. She has been a member of theåÊ Opals and won a silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens as a member of the team.

Via Wikipedia.


Top 100 Sportswomen Nomination

Natalie is an Australian Olympian and Silver Medalist. Has played 92 games for her country with the Opals spanning over 10 years. Is an WNBL life member and has played over 250 games in the Australian league. She is a great ambassador for Women in Sport a

- Nathan

Natalie Porter on Twitter

Natalie Porter in the News

Q & A

Greatest sporting achievement: 2004 Athens Olympic Games

Greatest achievement off the field: Completing my Masters and starting my own business

How many hours per week to you train/exercise? 12-15hours per week

What kind of diet or nutrition plan are you on? Lots of salads, protein and water

What do you love about your sport? That it is played globally and I have made many friends in all parts of the world

If you could change something about your sport, what would it be? That it was given more recognition for the tremendous achievements it has made on an international stage

What motivates you? Giving young athletes hope and belief in themselves through mentoring

Do you have a profession outside of your sport? Yes, I am the director of my own business, NPIRE

Three words that describe you: Determined, caring and funny

If I wanted to play your sport, what advice would you give me? It is going to be very physical, so you need to be aerobically fit, but you also need to be strong

Top 100 Sportswomen Nominations

Natalie is my coach and trainer, she has helped many young kids since starting her own business "Npire" in furthering their basketball career. I am voting for Natalie because i look up to her and she deserve to be recognised for her hard work!!

- Sophie Richards

Simply because so knows so much about basketball in Australia, USA and everywhere. A lengend at playing basketball, being our tour guide in USA teaching us and our parents so so much, she is an insperation to all of us. We call her the NAT N NATOR who hel

- Demi Skinner

Great passionate person who loves the sport and does so much for the sport and its development.

- Todd Sheldon

Former Olympic Silver Medalist and successful businesswoman. A truly amazing lady and an inspiration and mentor to many young sports people.

- Marie Purdie

Natalie has retired after a highly successful career playing in the WNBL and representing Australia as an Opal. She had now built a very success business combining her passion for basketball and her unrelenting desire to give as much back to the sport as

- Michelle Lazaro

Natalie Porter Supports Sport for Women Day

“Sport for Women Day is a great way to increase the awareness of women’s sport within the community, and to support other sportswomen.”