Name: Eden Tarvit
Pursuit: Artistic Gymnastics
Eden aspires to represent Australia in Artistic Gymnastics and would like to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games. Eden trains at the High Performance Centre in Queensland and is recognised as one of their top gymnasts. Eden has also been selected by Gymnastics Australia as being part of their “Team Future High Achievers Squad” from which only young, highly talented athletes from around Australia are selected. Eden trains a minimum of 30 hours a week and juggles her school work around her rigid training schedule which is a huge effort for a 13 year old. The support from Aim for the Stars will be used to help pay for her travelling expenses allowing her to gain necessary competition experience.
When did you start?
I started Artistic Gymnastics when I was 4
Career highlight or biggest achievement?
Coming 1st in IDP Level 10 All Round, Vault, Bars, Beam and Floor at National Clubs in November 2011
What is your dream?
To represent Australia at the 2016 Olympic Games
Who or what have inspired you?
Who's your hero?
Any other special talents?
You Again, Ice Princess
Favourite TV Show?
Uncle Amos chicken noodle and chilli con carne.
How the grant will help you/how will you use the money?
Competition entry fees and travel for competitions
Last words: Quote or Motto you live by?
Achievement through effort.