Aaron Rouge-Serret, an 18 year old sprinter, commenced training in 2005. Even with this late start he achieved a 10.86 seconds heat time in the U18 Victorian All Schools championship and 10.99 in the final.
Following this heat he achieved consistent 10 second times, finishing first at the 2005 Australian All Schools championship, second at the Pacific Schools Games with a time of 10.74, and first at the Telstra Australian U20 championships in South Australia with a time of 10.87.
His career has gone from strength to strength, securing a place in the world junior team at the 2006 World Junior Championship in Beijing, winning his heat in 10.43, however he just missed running in the final by 0.3 seconds.
Aaron intends on running into Australia’s record books in the future at senior level while undertaking tertiary studies after completing year 12 in 2006.
Hero: Kevan Gosper AO