Athlete Profile - Shaun Swadling

Quick Facts

Nickname |Squirt

Occupation | Teacher

Most admired person | Brett Austine

Favourite food |  Icecream

Favourite movie | Rocky

Career

Age began gymnastics | 8

Reason for starting | My older brother saw trampoline at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and decided he wanted to try the sport. I got dragged along to his first lessons and decided it was more fun to be in the class than watching it. 

First club | Eastlake Trampoline Club

Current club | Eastlake Trampoline Club

Current coach |Brett Austine

Favourite skill  | Triple Back Pike 

Best National Performance  | Synchronised National Champs- 2016
2nd Place in Individual Trampoline- 2012, 14, 15.
 
Best International Performance  | 7th place in individual Trampoline at 2014 World Champs, Daytona Beach.

Major Events | 2016 Olympic reserve