Former hammer thrower from New Zealand, won gold in the 1996 Oceania Championships.
She began training in hammer throw when she was 18 years old, and competed in her first Olympics at the age of 22.
On February 24, 2001, she achieved her career best throw of 65.91 meters.
She was born in Dunedin, Otago.
She and American athlete Jesseca Cross both made their name in the hammer throw event.