Jarrod Gilchrist represented Australia in Waterpolo for the 2016 Rio Olympics. He has secured gold in the World Uni Games in 2009, claimed two World Championships and three Aus National Titles.

What role has the NSWIS played in your success?

The support from all of the staff at NSWIS has helped me be able to focus on being the best I can be in and out of the pool.

How do you find your Strength Within?

I am extremely competitive and hate losing. This is what drives me to train hard and compete fiercely.

What has been your proudest moment in your sport?

Competing at the Rio Olympics with my family in the stands

What is the worst thing about being an elite athlete?

Sacrificing time with friends and family

What is the best thing about being an elite athlete?

Celebrating achievements with the team, friends and family