“I guess as a child my dream was to be successful. I wanted to be successful in sport. I liked rugby and basketball, but I dreamed about going far in snow-boarding.
“I remember when I was about 14 and I was watching the snowboarders competing in the X-Games, who were only about four or five years older than me. I think this was when I started to lose interest in it because I didn’t know how to snowboard.
“I still played basketball and rugby in high-school and I still love sports, and I think I’m on the right track with my university studies to have a successful life and career.”