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Craig Cooper



Age: 25

 

Born: Feb 28th 1981, Wellington, NZ

 

Occupation: Treasury Dealer

 

National: NZ National Team

 

Career Highlights: Winning the clinching rubber against Australia to help NZ qualify for the Thomas Cup finals for the first time.
Competing for NZ in the Thomas Cup finals in Jakarta
Competing for NZ at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

Association Team: Waikato

 

Likes: Hot Sunny Weather

Watching and Playing Sport

 

Dislikes: Cold Miserable Weather

Unpatriotic New Zealanders

 

Heroes: Michael Jordan

(yes Im aware hes not a NZer!)

 

Tips: Set your sights beyond National honours.

Watch and learn from the very best, without placing them on a pedestal.

Strive to be their rival, not their fan.