Sports Academy Profile: Emmanuel Solomona
Name: Emmanuel Solomona
Sports: Rugby 7’s, Rugby League, Soccer, Hockey, Total Touch, Ki O Rahi, Norths Rugby, Western Bays Rugby Team.
Hobbies: Eating food, Pasifika, Piano, Playing sport.
Favourite Subject: My favourite subject is Maths I enjoy maths a lot.
Favourite Food: Butter Chicken.
Sporting Hero: Richie McCaw, Ardie Savea, Dan Carter.
Goals for 2017: To be Above the National Standards for all areas in the New Zealand school curriculum, Make it into St Patrick’s College, to become a Wellington U13’s Rep player
Your opinions on the Sports Academy: My thoughts on the academy are the academy has helped me be more motivated to improve my sporting and mental skills and especially my fitness. This is something that I think should be around in the future as very limited kids get the opportunity to participate in this. The sports academy has helped kids be more driven to be better in academic and sports so they can be able to get into this academy this is one of the many reasons the academy stands out to me. The Sport Academy has been a great experience and I am willing to be a part of it for the rest of my journey at Wainuiomata Intermediate School.
What are your dreams for the future: My dreams for the future are to become professional rugby player and captain a international rugby team Samoa/New Zealand, P.E teacher, New Zealand 7’s player, Olympic gold medalist, Win a Rugby World Cup, Professional piano tutor, Someone that promotes sport, A maths educationist.
What you enjoy about the academy: What I enjoy about the Academy is it gives me the opportunity to find out more about my other peers around school. I have made a lot of friends from this group. The Sports Academy gets upto very fun activities that not only promotes the Academy but improves our skills and fitness. The Sports Academy is very fun in fact all kids participating in this academy have given up their time after school to be part of this special thing. It is very fun as we get to hang out with 2 of the best teachers in the school.
Favourite Mr Gibbons or Mr Hayes quote: You Muppet
Least favourite fitness activity: Beep test, fitness with Waaka Snr.