Fresh from a debut appearance at the World Roller Games in China, where she represented Australia, Griffith business student Rachel Beck will take to the rink again this week at the 2017 Oceania Artistic Championships.
The 19-year-old will be competing a lot closer to home this time around at the Mount Warren Sports Centre in Beenleigh where teams from China, Japan and New Zealand will also get their skates on from Thursday to Sunday (Sept 21-24).
“This is my first year competing at senior level so I was quite happy with my efforts at the world championships,” said Rachel who finished in 21st position. “The overall champion from Argentina has been a senior for 10 years.”
Rachel had the chance to fly the Australian flag after her strength, flexibility and seven months of hard work and unrelenting patience laid the groundwork for her triumph in the national championships.
Rachel, a sport management major at

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