My name is Tracey. I am a 37-year-old swimmer.
What gay and lesbian sporting clubs are you a member of and how long have you been with them?
Wett Ones, for 14 years.
When did you get involved in the clubs and why?
Fourteen years ago to improve my swimming.
Who would you consider a role model in sport? Why?
Natalie Coughlin is my role model for her outstanding swimming technique and modesty out of the pool.
What is your greatest  sporting moment? Why?
Winning the state soccer knockout in high school.
What music do you listen to while training? What motivates you to keep going?
None — my iPod is not waterproof! My squad members and coach motivate me to keep going.
Are you single or in a relationship? Does your partner participate in sport? Which one?
In a relationship. My partner has played netball and basketball.
How old were you when you began playing sport?
Too young to remember, cricket in the backyard.
Who is your biggest sports fan? How do they show their support for you?
My dad who has supported me with the hundreds of car trips and hours of watching me play sport.
What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
Diving in during a race and revealing a bit too much cleavage.
Tell us about your ‘lucky jocks’, ‘winning shoes’, or some other special talisman.
My Speedo Opal goggles.
What would you do without your sport?
Climb the walls.
Would you switch to another sport? If so, which one?
Only if my shoulders stopped working.
Tell us about your best sports night out ever.
All nights out with the Wett Ones are great nights out.
How would you get readers interested in your sport?
Tell them about the great people you meet and the great body it can give you.
What is the best thing about your sports club?
They are like a family and allow swimmers of various levels to participate and improve.

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