Junior sport spotlight: Jayden Tzortzis

Club/Association: Warilla Bowls

Why did you apply for an IAS scholarship?

I applied for this scholarship, because I’m committed and I enjoy the sport.

What is your pre-competition routine and how long have you been doing it? 

My pre-competition routine is training two  to three days a week. I have been doing this since I was in year7.

What is your best memory from playing your sport? 

My best memory from playing the sport is when I came runner-up in the Junior Pairs, at Merrylands, because that was my first time being in the top2. 

If you weren’t playing this sport, what would you be doing and why? 

If I was not playing this sport, I would be devoting more time to martial arts, because it keeps me fit and I enjoy it.

When did you start playing your sport and how did you get started? 

I started playing the sport when I was in year7, through a PE lesson.

What are the greatest challenges balancing school and sport? 

I balance my time well, so I give myself a chance to get done what I need, and what I enjoy.

What is your biggest disappointment in sport? 

When I lose my match.

What are your plans beyond school? 

My plans beyond school is to go to university and become a vet.

If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be...? 

I would live where I am now! I love it in the Illawarra.

What do you do in your free time? 

My favourite thing to do is hang out with my friends, go body boarding and sometimes stay home and do nothing.

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