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Name : Maia Marshall-Amai
Nickname : Maiz or Mammy
Based : Auckland
Age : 31
Class : 2.5

How long have you been involved with the Wheel Blacks?
I first made the team in 2013.

What do you love about wheelchair rugby?
I love the contact and getting to travel the world.

Which team do you look forward to playing the most and why?
I look forward to playing any team.

What’s your best memory with the Wheel Blacks?
Doing my rookie run in South Africa, I had to dress up in a banana costume and go to the supermarket to buy some bananas.

Who is the funniest teammate?
I'll say it’s Gav even though Cody thinks he's the funniest, but he's just funny looking.

If you could be another player for a week who would it be and why?
Probably Cody, just cause I want to know what it feels like being tiny.

Favourite movie?
Love and Basketball.

Favourite song genre?
R&B, reggae and old skool.

Favourite food?
Anything Tishalicious makes.

What is your pre game routine?
Listen to some good sounds.

I want to thank DG sport, Lynn River and my ChingChong BFF.

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