Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Hockey Social: Anna Toman on Gladiator, role model mum and Dutch scene

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas.
This week: GB and England’s Anna Toman

At home

What was your earliest ambition?

To enjoy my sport. I think at a very young age I didn’t have huge dreams of representing my country, because that just wasn’t on my radar at that point. I just wanted to go out and enjoy my sport with my friends and teammates around me.

The event that altered the course of your life and character….

Losing someone very close to me from suicide, which unfortunately is affecting a lot more people in today’s society.

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More in our Hockey Social series…

Arjan Drayton Chana on James Bond and trophies
Tommy Alexander on knock backs and German scene
Brendan Creed on Heath Ledger and embracing sport
Miriam Pritchard on illustrating and influences

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