Turned pro: 1998
Kid's stuff: Was a talented junior athlete in several sports, including cricket, Australian Rules football and running
"If I would've said, 'All right, I'm done,' my parents would've said, 'All right, what else do you want to do?' It was more of them helping me along the way. For me, they took the right approach. Some of my friends might have needed a kick up the ass to get them out there. But I was right into it. They had to drag me away at dark most of the time."