Dominant shot putter from New Zealand who took home consecutive Olympic gold medals in 2008 and 2012.
She is also a three-time World Championship gold medalist and two-time World Indoor Championships gold medalist.
She is one of her country's most dominant shot putters, much like her English male counterpart Geoff Capes.
She won her first World Youth Championship gold medal at age 17.
She grew up with 17 siblings, many of whom have used their large size to also become professional athletes.