Alethea Boon competed as a gymnast in Commonwealths 1998 and 2002.
Later joined CrossFit.
Now 34-years-old, she’s competing Women’s 58kg Weightlifting this year.
When opportunity knocks… put yourself out there and just try! You never know what might come of it. 20years ago, 16years ago and again tomorrow I will be slipping into yet another lycra suit to represent my country, my family, my support crew, my team with pride and compete at Commonwealth Games once again! 🏋 . Represented NZ in Gymnastics – CrossFit – Weightlifting. Proud as punch! ❤ . Thank you to all who have helped me along the way from the 14 year old girl in KL to where I am today. You all helped make the impossible possible. And for that I am forever thankful. . . @olympicweightliftingnz @nzolympics @gymnasticsnz @crossfitgames . #earnthefern #kiwiproud #nzteam #no3 #noregrets #allheart #opportunities #madepossible #gymnastics #CrossFit #weightlifting