West Coast Fever shooter Nat Medhurst is our most-capped current Diamond. A clever play-making attacker with elusive qualities in the shooting circle, Medhurst is one of the longest-serving players in Australian netball.
Five minutes with Nat Medhurst
Do you have any pets? I have two dogs – ‘Como’ who is a Hungarian Vizsla (and the favourite!) and ‘Maisy’ a black and tan King Charles Cavallier
Favourite pizza topping? Prawns and chilli
Favourite pre-game meal? The night before I love a good salmon fillet with salad and veggies. On the morning of a game it’s my egg white omelette!
What do you like to do outside of netball?Study (Food, Health & Wellness Coaching degree).. Take my dogs for a walk & enjoy the odd (very occasional) trip to the beach. It is only just down the road.. I’d be crazy not to!
What is your guilty pleasure? Terrible TV (aka.. keeping up with the Kardashians!) & gossip mags
Most played song on your playlist? Hilltop Hoods gets thrown on repeat a lot when I’m working out
Green juices or cake? Green juices/smoothies (you would never have guessed it! Ha)
Advice for young netballers? Get the basics right first & always keep working on them.
Finish this sentence
The item I can’t go on tour without is… phone & my toothbrush (no-one likes bad breath & furry teeth!)
The books next to my bed are..’The Straight Dope’, ‘The Husbands Secret and & ‘All That I Am’
With my last ten dollars I’d… donate it.
My biggest inspiration is… teammates and those who fight personal battles so bravely.
My favourite coloured ASICS are… mainly white… they are a rare find these days especially in runners!
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