Congratulations to our new WCAL AWD Ambassador!
Name: Chad Perris Age: 21 Club: North Beach Coach: Paul Edmiston Career Prize money: $300
Career highlights: 2012 Christina’s Restaurant 120m Gift Winner. Being selected to represent Australia at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France in July.
How did you get into running? Looking for something to do in the off season for footy, had a crack at sprinting and never looked back.Favourite Pro meeting? Peel Gift.Best experience on the track? Qualifying for World Championships. Coming 4th overall at nationals for both 100m and 200m.What are your hobbies? Watch footy as much as I can. love a good movie.What did you want to be when you were a kid? Footy player for the West Coast Eagles.What’s the best advice you received? Don’t get too ahead of yourself.Do you have any nicknames? Footy boys call me the ‘White Tiger’ or just ‘Chaddy’.Future goals? RIO 2016.Favourite Quote? Eatin mean…trainin’ mean! – Bomber Clark.
(Which do you prefer?)
Facebook or Twitter: Twitter
Chicken Treat or KFC: Chicken Treat
West Coast Eagles or Fremantle Dockers: EAGLES
Beer, Wine or Spirits: Love a beer on the odd occasion
Adidas or Nike: ASICS
Pool or Spa: Spa
Josh Ross or John Steffansen: Josh Ross
Summer or Winter: Winter
100m or 200m: 100m
Amateurs or Pro’s: A good mixture of both
Keven Rudd or Tony Abbot: Ruddy
Chad wins a $50 meal voucher at Bella Fonte Italian Restaurant.
Chad will also feature in this Sunday’s edition of the STM (Sunday Times Magazine) 7/7/13.