A hand-model in a past life, and with a favourite band of the Backstreet Boys, don't let this softy fool you... as he has a fend and the power that will leave you on the floor for days

Name: Hayden
Age: 18
Sport: Rugby League
Position: Lock
Nickname: The Princess

How Long Have You Been Doing Athletics?
Since the age of 11

What Do You Love About Athletics?
I love the physicality and hard knocks

What’s Been Your Biggest Accomplishment So Far?
Playing for the NSWICS Team and coming within inches of making Australian Schoolboys Team

What Drew You To The Academy?
Nick's story about being complacent and thinking he had made it, only to lose it. Plus, howe he battled his demons - I can relate to that

What Do You Love About The Academy?
I love that no matter how you're feeling when you step into the gym, Nick gets the best out of you. He gives you that push that you sometimes need to succeed

How Has The Academy Helped You So Far?
The Academy has helped a lot with my self-belief and my strength. It pushes me to my limit, and with Nick believing in me, I believe in myself

What’s The Biggest Mindset Shift You’ve Had Since Joining The Academy?
I truly believe that I can do anything. The Academy has helped me face my demons head on, and overcome them with willpower and determination

If You Could Be Any Superhero, Who Would You Be?
The Flash. With his speed he has the ability to go back in time and save those he cares about. I wish I could do that to save the people I care about day in and day out