Athletes

29 September 2014

Funkita is proud to sponsor German-born triathlete Sophia Saller who is climbing the world rankings with an incredible year of results. Residing in the UK where she is studying mathematics at Oxford University, Sophia has been crowned the...

28 July 2014

The Funkita F-Team currently boasts some of the fastest swimmers in the world including Commonwealth Games gold medallists Bindy Hocking and Taylor McKeown, but we're constantly looking out for up and coming young swimmers, divers and triathletes...

16 July 2014

From the Atherton Tableland of North Queensland, just outside Cairns, comes Stephanie Armstrong, the newest member of the Funkita F-Team. Swimming under Penny Soper since 2008, Stephanie has been setting national records...and she is only 12...

2 July 2014

Another Queenslander to join the Funkita F-Team ranks is 13 year old Sarah Beale. Trained by Shaun Crow at Acacia Bayside Swimming Club in Brisbane, Sarah is a breaststroke specialist with high aspirations.     With podium finishes at...

19 June 2014

We are thrilled to welcome Irish swimmer Dearbhail McNamara to the Funkita F-Team!   From the stunning West coast of Ireland, the 16 year old proved her worth at the recent 2014 Irish National Championships in Dublin. Swimming a fantastic...

13 June 2014

The Funkita F-Team is lucky enough to sponsor athletes who are dominating on the world stage. We can't wait to see what our stars in Belinda Hocking, Koti Ngawati, Taylor McKeown and Ellen Gandy can do at the Commonwealth Games in just over a...

13 May 2014

We are excited to welcome 12 year old Elizabeth Brown as a new addition to Funkita's F-Team. A sprint specialist in the 50, 100 and 200m freestyle events, Elizabeth clocked some impressive times and multiple podium finishes at QLD State School...

8 May 2014

One of the best experiences of my life had to be at the recent National Championships and Commonwealth Games Trials in my hometown of Brisbane. The realisation that I had swum a time that was Australia's 2nd fastest ever behind Leisel Jones,...

2 May 2014

April has brought some exciting times for me. I had a goal to achieve 6 gold medals (to better my previous record of 5 from both 2012 and 2013) and to make the Australian Commonwealth Games team. I was thrilled when I achieved both! I...

1 May 2014

Say Aloha to our Funkita F-Team athletes who have been chosen to represent Australia at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii! A well deserved thumbs up to Meg Bailey, Monique Rae, Shayna Jack and Tianni Gilmour and we can't wait to see...