Valerie was born on October 6th 1984 in Rotorua. Lilika Ngauamo and Sydney Adams are her parents. She has several brothers and they all are over seven feet tall. Her mother died when she was just 15 years old. In 1998 her mother had cancer and she died the following year.
Valerie was very sad and turned to sports for comfort.
Valerie is a shot putter for New Zealand and she has won 12 gold medals, 5 silver and 1 bronze medal she has broken many world records. Overall Valerie Adams is a famous female shot putter. We all believe that she will definitely bring back a gold medal to New Zealand.