Name: Madison Coster
Pursuit: Sprint Kayak
Madison is an extremely dedicated and talented athlete and her dream is to be an Olympian representing Australia in the sport of Sprint Kayaking. Madison is currently training hard to gain selection into the Olympic Hopefuls Team to tour the USA in 2012. Madison's family find it hard to make ends meet with her father working three jobs to support her and the family. The Aim for the Stars grant will go a long way towards assisting relieve some of this stress so that they can continue to fully support and enable Madison's continued development.
When did you start?
I started Kayaking in 2009
Career highlight or biggest achievement?
My biggest achievement would have to be getting selected for the National Elite development Program
What is your dream?
My dream is to represent my country in Australia
Who or what have inspired you?
Who's your hero?
My hero is Chantal Meek as well as Jo Brigden-Jones who are both members of the club I started kayaking at.
Any other special talents?
The Mighty Duck series
Favourite TV Show?
How the grant will help you/how will you use the money?
I need my own kayak, so the money is going towards that
Last words: Quote or Motto you live by?
Don’t let the fear of striking out, keep you from playing the game