Wednesday, 1 August 2012

My Valerie Adams Report

                                                                   Valerie Adams
Introuduction Valerie Adams is a famous New Zealand Shot putter. She has broken lots of world records. D.O.B and Family Valerie Kasanita Adams was born on the 6th October 1984 in Rotorua, New Zealand. She had a Tongan mother her name is Lilika Ngauamo and an English born father his name is Sydney Adams. She had several brothers over 7ft Education She was a shy child, she is very tall and she is very good at Basketball. She went to Otatara Primary School Auckland. She also went to Mangere High School. She belongs to the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. At the age of 13 her P.E. teacher noticed that she had a strong throw. Sadness In Valerie’s life there was sadness. Her mum Lilika Ngauamo died in 2000 when she was only the age of 15. It was really sad because her mother was her inspiration. Achievements Valerie Adams has broke many world records for shot put. She broke the record for shot put in bare feet in the Junior championships. Also she won a Gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games and at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. In Jamaica she threw a shot put 17.73 m. In 2008 Adams broke the Oceania record in winning her first World Indoor Title in Valencia (20.19 m). Valerie Adams has won 12 gold medals, 5 silver medals and 1 Bronze medal. Coaches Her first coach was Kirstin Hellier, she was a well known Javelin thrower. They met in 1998 and they were together for 11 years. Her second coach was Didier Poppe in 2010. Her third coach is Jean Pierre Egger and he is still coaching Valerie. She has done very well under him. Valerie Adams will always be a winner and she will make New Zealand proud at the London 2012 Olympics.


Anonymous said...

great report thanks for the information

Anonymous said...

youre great

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the info but it isn't very coordinated.

Anonymous said...

I went to school with her at Mangere East Primary school. She went to High School in Mangere, but not Mangere College, it was Southern Cross Campus (formerly called Mangere Intermediate & Nga Tupawai College)

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