The boy from Port Lincoln – Kyle Chalmers
SASMA are very excited to announce that local Port Lincoln lad, Kyle Chalmers will be guest speaker at our 2017 Sports Trainer of the Year awards on Saturday 25 February.
Kyle, at just 18 years of age, achieved a sensational Olympics campaign bringing home Gold from Rio in the 100m Freestyle last year. He is the youngest male swimmer to win an individual gold medal at the Olympics since Ian Thorpe at the age of 17 in Sydney in 2000. Adding to this triumph he also won bronze medals in the 4x100m freestyle and medley relays. He is just the fourth Australian to win in the Olympic blue ribband 100m Freestyle. What an incredible start to what no doubt will be an outstanding swimming career!
Son of former AFL and Port Adelaide Premiership player, Brett Chalmers, growing up Kyle wanted to be a football player following in his Dad’s footsteps. Until just two years ago, football came first and swimming second.
The Immanuel College student trains at the Marion Swimming Club in the High Performance squad coached by Peter Bishop alongside Sally Hunter and Andrew Abood. SASMA and Council Member, David Spurrier has also worked closely with Kyle in his campaigns as his Physiotherapist.
Hear more from Kyle himself about his life in and out of the pool at our 2017 Sports Trainer of the Year Awards on Saturday 25 February. Tickets are just $55 and includes a 3 hour cocktail food and drinks package at the beautiful Stamford Plaza. Book today to avoid disappointment.
Nominations for Sports Trainer of the Year awards are still open so if you know a deserving Sports Trainer be sure to nominate today. Full nomination and ticket information can be found here
To book over the phone please contact us in the office on 08 8234 6369