Joshua Faure

Place of birth: Australia

Please list your sporting career highlights:

Numerous years of basketball achievements while I was younger, but in Gridiron making State and National teams are the biggest highlights.

At what age did you start seriously training and competing in your sport(s)?

Age 21.

What (and/or who) got you started in the sport?

A TV advertisement on One HD.

Are other family members involved in sport?

Yes, my younger brother plays with me at club level.

Who has been the biggest influence in your sporting career?

I wouldn't be a '90s kid if I didn't say Michael Jordan.

Who has been the biggest influence in your academic life?

My mum.

Do you support any other sport and/or teams?

Yes, basketball. In particular the NBA and the Chicago Bulls.

How do you relax? Do you have other life interests outside of your sport? 

Hanging out with my friends, listening to music and binge watching TV shows.

What is your favourite food?  Movie? Music/performer?

  • Food – Nando's
  • Movie – Love and Basketball
  • Music – Rnb/Hip Hop

What was the best advice you were ever given?

Fatigue makes cowards of us all.

Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by?

Don't sell yourself short.