Karate student making a splash

The Castlemaine Junior Sports Star of the Week is Omoikiri Kai Karate student and keen swimmer Ryan Parry. Ryan recently attained his orange belt.

Name: Ryan Parry

Age: 9

School: St Mary’s Primary School

Sport: Karate

How long have you been training? 10 months

Can you tell us about some of your sporting highlights? Getting my orange belt. I trained really hard to achieve this.

Who is an athlete you admire? He’s more of an actor but I admire Jackie Chan because he isfunny, good at acting and martial arts.

What are your sporting goals? I want to get to black belt.

Do you participate in any other sports? Swimming

Any highlights from swimming? Learning how to do butterfly.

Ryan wins $50 cash from our new Sports Star sponsors Dominos and can pick up his certificate and prize money from our office at 13 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine. Do you know a sports star Under 16 deserving of recognition? Nominate them by emailing ldennis@midnews.com.au or calling 5472 1788.

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