Australia GW

Glenn WARFE (13922)

Biography

Date of birth
1/19/1984
Place of birth
Melbourne, Australia
Height
181
Current Residence
Melbourne, Australia
Occupation (if not a full-time athlete)
Badminton Development Manager. If I wasn't a badminton player, I'd like to be a travel show presenter.
Language(s)
English
Style of Play
Offensive
International Debut (Senior)
2000, Australian International
Hobbies
Stamp Collecting, Knitting, Whale Watching
Highest Level of Education
Bachelor Degree (Commerce/Sport Management)
Play R or L
Right handed
Coach
Ricky Yu
When and where I began playing and why?
Began playing in Aararat, Australia, when I followed my Dad to the local club. Currently, I enjoy being able to travel the world and see new places and meet different people you otherwise would not have had the chance to do, all the while doing something that I love.
When did you start competing or playing competitively?
I made my first junior state team at 14 years old and have been playing competitively ever since.
Equipment Sponsor
Li Ning, Windstorm N70II
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Australia at my first multi-sport event at the Commonwealth Games in 2006. Having such a major event in my home town made this so memorable. The team tournaments would be my favourite tournaments, it is great to be involved in team events in what is essentially an individual sport.
Training Regime
6 On-court sessions and 4 gym/physical sessions per week
Sporting Philosophy or Personal Slogan or Favourite Quote
"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." Success means loving what I am doing.
Sporting Hero or Idol
Haile Gabrselassie
Previous Olympic Games competed and result
Beijing 2008 (First Round)
Sporting Awards/Honours
U14 Bendigo Cricket Association Most Aggregate Runs Award
Sporting Ambitions
To qualify and have a successful Olympic Games
Member of national team since
2001
Any Superstitions or Rituals?
Don't shave during a tournament.