Report on Valerie Kasanita Adams
Valerie Adams is a famous New Zealand Shot Putter. She is representing New Zealand in the London Olympics 2012.
Valerie was born on October 6th 1984 in Rotorua, New Zealand. She is 6ft tall. Her mum Lilika Ngauamo is Tongan and her Dad, Sydney Adams is English. Valerie Adams has several brothers. Her brother are all 7ft tall. Her mother died when she was 15 years old. Her mother inspired her and her mother died before she became famous.
Valerie attended Otautara Primary School. She was shy when she first started school. Valerie Adams has been to three Olympic Games.
Valerie broke a record in the Junior Championship in bare feet. She has also set many world records. In 2009 Valerie threw a distance of 20.69m. In 1998 Valerie first met Kirstan Hellier a famous javelin thrower. She was her coach for 11 years. Kirstan supported Valerie when her mum died. Her next coach was Didder Poppe. In 2010 her Diddier Poppe was fired and Jean Pierre from Switzerland came along and has been working with her together since.
In 2007 Valerie Adams had married Bertand Vili but then separated in 2010. She was once Valerie Vili but is now back to Valerie Adams. Valerie Adams is having a successful career. She is making New Zealand proud. Hopefully she still remains the reigning women’s Olympics champion. We are all astonished with her amazing talent and wish her all the best on her journey.