RIGHT: Grace Newton was named the 11 years State Champion high jumper after clearing  144cm at the Queensland championships.
RIGHT: Grace Newton was named the 11 years State Champion high jumper after clearing 144cm at the Queensland championships. Emily Bradfield

Star athlete is a country girl at heart

If you could ask a genie for three wishes, what would those wishes be?

1. To get new PBs in high jump just keep jumping higher and higher.

2. To be a bit better at long jump.

3. To live on a big farm.

What are you favourite hobbies and why?

High jump, because it's fun and I'm kinda good at it and netball, because it's fun and I like meeting new people and working as a team.

If you were Queen for the day, what would you do?

Sponsor all the schools with new sporting equipment like high jump mats, new long jump pits and tracks.

If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, famous or not famous, who would it be and why?

Probably mum and dad so I don't have to pay.

If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Tacos because they're my favourite and they just taste good.

What do you love most about your family?

They support me with all my sporting and let me go new places when I make it.

They're supportive.

If you could have one animal in the world, what would it be and why?

A pig, I just like pigs in general.

What is your favourite thing that you own?

My talent for high jump.

If you could go on holiday to anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

Out to Blackall where my grandad lives.

What do you want to be when you're older, and why?

A cow preg tester.

I saw my aunty doing it one time when I was up at her place and it looked like a fun job.



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