Name: Glenn Ross Age: 42 Club: UWA Coach: Self Career Prize money: $24,000
Career highlights: Pro running wins -2013 Ballarat Gift, 2011 Noble Park 70m, 2010 Dardenup 70m, 2007, 2008 & 2012 Bay Sheffield Over 35 120, 2008 Bay Sheffield Novice. M40 200m WA state record holder.
Coaching Highlights: Gem Grigg winning Bay Sheffield & Frank McHugh Trophy, Dylan Panizza Bay Sheffield Final, Tenneille Trigwell Stawell Final, Adam Moore winning Ararat & Mullewa 70m/120m double, Tenneille Trigwell & Sophie Watts Australian Beach Sprint Finals, Sam Plato Worlds Beach Sprint Final, Beach Relay Worlds Silver Medal & Beach Flags Bronze Medal, New athletes first competition events.
How did you get into running? Via surf club as useless at swimming.
Favourite Pro meeting? VAL Burramine/Euroa weekend.
Best experience on the track? 200m PB this year – quickly followed by the worst experience of thinking 400m was a good idea.
What are your hobbies? Very soon it will be changing nappies. Right now it’s putting together flat-packed baby furniture.
What did you want to be when you were a kid? Astronaut – not looking as likely as it was when I was 9.
What’s the best advice you received? “I really don’t think you should try jumping over that”.
Do you have any nicknames? G…Ross
Future goals? Jump from fitball to fitball…..successfully.
Favourite Quote? Pretty much anything Dylan Panizza says that starts off with “Have any of you ever………..”
(Which do you prefer?)
Facebook or Twitter: Twitter
Fast Food or Restaurant: Restaurant
Summer or Winter: Summer
Coke or Pepsi: Neither
Nike or Adidas: Nike
Beach or Pool: Beach…..literally, not the water
Usain Bolt or Sally Pearson: Pearson
2XU or Skins: 2XU
100m or 200m: 200m
Amateurs or Pro?s: Pros
Julia Gillard or Tony Abbott: I used to care…..I don’t anymore!