May 26 / Episode 03
Amy Pejkovic: My First Passion
Our next guest is elite Australian high jumper and model, Amy Pejkovic. Currently focussed on qualifying for Tokyo's 2020 Olympic games, Amy's accolades include winning silver at the World Youth Championships in Italy and placing Top 10 in the World IAAF Jumping Ranks. Her modelling career has seen her walk at numerous Australian fashion weeks and feature in the likes of Cosmopolitan and Women's Health magazines.
In 2012, while training to qualify for the London Olympics, Amy was diagnosed with a brain tumour. After receiving treatment, the then 19-year-old had to re-learn how to walk, eat and eventually jump again. In this episode, Amy takes us through these pivotal moments in her life, detailing her incredible determination and the inspiring journey to get her career back on track.