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Jessica Petersen



AGE - 18

WT CLASS - 54/56kg.

YRS IN WRESTLING - 7


HOME TOWN.- Shawnigan Lake B.C. Canada


WHY DID YOU START WRESTLING-My father was a coach


WHAT HAS BEEN YOU BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENT TO DATE?- won juvinile
nationals, came second at junior nationals

WHAT IS YOUR INSPIRATION FOR WRESTLING?- My father and older brothers
>really gave me somthing to aim for, later on I set my own goals .

WHAT HAS THE SPORT OF WRESTLING DONE FOR YOU.- given me confidence, a
rounded life, a fit body, a scholorship, world travle, opportunity, friends, fun, a feeling of accomplishment and a sport I love.


DO YOU HAVE A HERO AND WHY?-I cant say i really have one, singular
>hero. There are many people i look up to that have overcome injuries
>emotionally and physically to excell in the sport. There are others still
>that are not the strongest, the quickest or the most technical but through
>sheer determination and hard work they overcome the odds and prevail.

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SAY TO THE YOUNGER GIRLS COMING UP?- Wrestling is a growing sport, and like any sport, its tough. But if you stick with it
the sport will give you a sense of personal satisfaction that only an
individual full out sport like wrestling can give.

WHAT SHOULD BE DONE TO IMPROVE THE SPORT OF WOMENS WRESTLING?-The sport is growing and will probably be put into the 2004 olympics wrestling is very popular throughout europe, can, usa, mexico, japan, aust.


WHO IS YOUR COACH?-Olympic coach Dave Mckay, Mike Jones, Selwyn Tam


WHAT CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL DO YOU WRESTLE FOR?-I wrestled privatly with my
brothers and sisters and Burnaby Mountain

LIST SOME OF YOUR BIGGER TOURNAMENT'S AND WHAT PLACE YOU PLACED-

Canada Cup
World trials
Senior Nationals
Junior Nationals
Calgary cup
Edmonton invite
Manitoba open
Oregon open
Washington invite
Ontario invitational
JAPAN DUAL MEETS - travled throughout Japan and practiced with varios clubs

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