The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland.
Why do you go there?
After competing at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, I spent six weeks travelling around Australia with my friend, Becca. We started in Queensland and went all the way down to Adelaide, then on to New Zealand. The Great Barrier Reef was one of the first stops on our itinerary.
What’s your favourite memory?
Beforehand I was worried they might not let me do the boat trip out to the Great Barrier Reef because I have a disability, but the crew were so chilled and that made me feel comfortable.
I wriggled into a wetsuit, jumped into the water and one of the first things I saw was turtles swimming past. The fish were amazing and colourful. I also saw the back end of a shark as it disappeared.
Seeing photographs of the Great Barrier Reef, I didn’t expect it would look exactly like that in real life, but it…