Nova Peris is a former training partner of mine, and has been a friend for almost 20 years.
My trip to Australia almost five years ago was for the purpose of holding several youth clinics, and it was a successful undertaking. The trip was co-organized by one of my now-deceased colleagues at Athletics Australia.
The article recently written by the Northern Territory News, includes gross fabrications.
I will be following the senator’s lead, including, but not limited to, pursuing all legal action possible for this malicious misrepresentation of the details surrounding my presence in Australia in 2010.