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My name is Laura Quilter and I’m a fan of perfectly timed puns, random challenges and eating medium sized popcorn buckets by myself at the movies.

I was also a competitive athlete for over 15 yearsswimming-headshot-quitler.

As a swimmer, I represented New Zealand at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and have won national titles in Butterfly, Backstroke and Freestyle events.

As a surf lifesaver, I have represented New Zealand at the 2012, 2014 and 2016 Lifesaving World Championships. I am an individual World Champion and current World Record Holder.

Representing New Zealand, racing abroad and balancing training with studies has taught me a number of lessons about doubt, mindset and values.

Now officially a swammer, I’m passionate about passing on what I have learned and helping others where I can.

I’m conversational, honest and enjoy memes, so the content on this site is a mashup of serious and light writing.
Happy reading.

Contributor to:

The Huffington Post Australia

AUT Millennium

Ocean Swim Series

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