Sport for Women

Sally Shipard

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Go Karting
Location: Australia

Sally Shipard in the News

Q & A

Greatest sporting achievement: Represented Australia at the Olympics in 2004 as a 16 year old. On par with winning the Asian cup with the Matildas in 2010

Greatest achievement off the field: Walking through Scotland on my own for two weeks

Who is your sporting heroine? Cyclists. They are incredible. No one in particular though

How many hours per week to you train/exercise? Couple of hours each day with a rest day. Combination of football/gym/swimming. 12-15hours

What kind of diet or nutrition plan are you on? Moderation. Everything in moderation

What do you love about your sport? Its ability for you and your friends/teammates to reach pure natural highs – BEST feeling EVER

If you could change something about your sport, what would it be? Nothing

What motivates you? My family, my health, each day motivates me in differing ways

Do you have a profession outside of your sport? I’m studying Arts/Journo & work at a café in Chifley “A bite to eat”

Three words that describe you: Curious, Nomadic, Lucky

If I wanted to play your sport, what advice would you give me? Enjoy and embrace hard work so that you improve. With improvement comes satisfaction, leads to smiles & enjoyment

Sally Shipard on Twitter

Sally Shipard Supports Sport for Women Day

“Playing sport at any level is fantastic for your mind, body and soul. You don’t have to aspire to be a professional athlete, just aspire to enjoy. You will reap the rewards."