Get to know your Diamonds: Caitlin Thwaites

2015 World Netball Cup Day 4 Australia v England Caitlin Thwaites

Caitlin Thwaites may have represented Australia in volleyball before making her netball debut, although this dual-gold medalist has now cemented herself as one of our best sharp-shooters.

Five minutes with Caitlin Thwaites

Do you have any pets? No, but I really want a dog.

Favourite TV show? I’m hooked on Game of Thrones and Suits

Do you have any lucky charms or superstitions? Strap left ankle first and then right, and I always have a card with a little mantra on it with me

What is your favourite pizza topping? Thin base prosciutto and rocket

What is your favourite pre-game meal? Banana and honey on toastcaitlint

What do you like to do outside of netball? Go see live music, explore hiking trails and nature and find new cafes to go out for coffee

What is your guilty pleasure? Getting a facial and chocolate

Most played song on your playlist? Clip my Wings- Montaigne

Green juices or cake? Prefer cake but actually have more green juice

Who would play you in a movie? I don’t know! What do you think?

Advice for young netballers? Everyone’s pathway is different, so try not to compare yourself to others. Create your own pathway.

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The item I can’t go on tour without is… my pillow

Books next to my bed…Body Lengths- Leisel Jones

With my last ten dollars I’ a coffee for me and a friend

My biggest inspiration is…inspiration is all around us and I draw on it from everywhere!

My favourite coloured ASICS bright yellow DS Trainers because they match our uniform

Follow Caitlin on Instagram: @caitlinthwaites and Twitter: @CaitlinThwaites. Read her full biography and netball achievements here