Fiona Southorn #154
|Date of Birth||8 October 1967|
|Resides||One Tree Point|
|Occupation||January 4, 1900|
Fiona has lived in Northland since 2000 will be well known to many as a dedicated real estate agent. Fiona competed in dressage and jumping from the age of 18 to 29, then made the switch to mountain biking, followed by Para cycling at the age of 31. It was on the track and at her third Paralympic Games that Fiona realised her dream of winning Paralympic medal – Bronze in the 3000 metre Pursuit. She has competed at the Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Paralympic Games. Cycling masters is now a big part of Fiona’s life and she is recently home from a competition in Los Angeles for the Track Worlds, and one in Spain for the Duathlon Worlds. Fiona gives a lot back to her community regularly speaking at schools. She is also a regular active fundraiser with the BDO Corporate Annual Fundraiser, a mere cycle from Auckland to Wellington.
Fiona officially received her ‘numbered’ Paralympic pin as part of The Celebration Project in Whangarei in May 2019.
|2012||London 2012 Paralympic Games||Bronze - C5 Women's Pursuit|
|2008||Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games||-|
|2004||Athens 2004 Paralympic Games||-|