Mia Woods

2023 Team Australia

World Games Training Camp

Only 12 days now until I fly to Melbourne with the other three SA athletes, Madi, Anton and Jack, for the Training Camp. I will get to meet the coaches and the rest of the basketball team, and also the whole Australia team! Can't wait.
In between time I fly to Geelong on Wednesday morning for the Ivor Burger Nationals, where we are playing a 3x3 competition.

Donation Thankyou

Thankyou again to everyone who has donated to my fundraising. I am getting closer and closer to my target of $9000!
And it is getting closer and closer to the trip. Only about 5 months away now!

Basketball Latest News

Basketball has started again after the Christmas break. Tonight I am playing for the Ball Slingers at Wayville. On Sunday I have training for the SA Women's Ivor Burge team. We are going to Geelong in early February for a National Competition in 3x3 basketball, which is really fast!
After that I have the Special Olympics Team Camp in Melbourne where I will meet the rest of the team I am going to p[lay with in Berlin. I am really excited about this camp. I will be going with Madi Fox, also from SA.

My Basketball Life

I live in Strathalbyn which is an hour or more from Adelaide. I play basketball in Adelaide twice a week and in Strathalbyn once a week. I train in Adelaide on Saturdays and Sundays for two hours, and in Mt Barker on a Friday night for one and a half hours.
As you can see I love my basketball and spend a lot of time travelling to get there.
I am very excited about going to Berlin in Germany.

Will you get me to the World Games?

I'm so proud to have been picked to wear the green and gold at the World Games in Berlin. 

To be part of an Australian team and go overseas will be a dream come true. But I need to raise $9,000 to get there. That’s a lot of money and I need your help!   

Will you please donate today and get me to Berlin? I promise I will do my best and make Australia proud. If you donate through this page YOUR money goes directly towards MY fundraising goal.  

You can donate any amount you want, but I like these amounts:  

$64 because it represents each athlete 

$28 because it represents each official 

$92 because it represents the whole team  

$150 because it’s just a good number!  

I’m told that donations of $2 and over are tax-deductible, so please donate and help me get to the Games. 

I’ll let our team know that you’re awesome because you support us. Thank you! 

My Achievements

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Received first donation

Reached 25% of fundraising goal

Reached 50% of fundraising goal

Reached 75% of fundraising goal

Reached 100% of fundraising goal

Thank you to my Sponsors


Strathalbyn Physiotherapy

Hi Mia, Congratulations on your selection for the Special Olympics!! It's a great achievement for you! Strathalbyn Physiotherapy and our generous patients wish you the very best for your preparations and throughout the competition in Berlin!! Go Aussie!!


Grandma And Grandpa Jolly

Good luck Mia! Enjoy the Games and the travel and have fun with your team! XXX


Mark Jolly

Here is a little bit of money to help you get to Berlin. Go Champ! Love from Uncle Mark


Anna & Geoff Woods

A wonderful achievement Mia. Good luck!


Cate Goodall

So excited you’re on the team


Fiona And Jamie

Go Mia!! Best of luck from Jupiter Creek


Jan & Mark

Congratulations Mia to you and all the team. Have lots of fun xxx


Strathalbyn & District Basketball Association


Tracey Adams

Well done Mia. Keep pushing the boundaries. Big hugs and kisses from The Adams Family πŸ€—β€


Strathalbyn Podiatry


Anna Woods

May 2023 be especially special as you represent Australia (WOW!) in Berlin. Wishing you all the best love and hugs from Auntie Anna and Geoff XXX


Donna And Ethan Hodgson

What a fantastic achievement Mia, have an absolutely wonderful time!!


David And Carol

Good luck to you Mia and your whole team. Xxx


Joel Simon

Go Mia!!!


Lyndall Codlin

Have the best time Mia!!


Marina Duffie

Hey Mia I know you'll have a brilliant time in Germany..Wll done! you deserve to feel very proud of representing Australia..Go Miaxxx


Kaye Gale

Congratulations Mia, a wonderful achievement, all the very best, blessings for your trip xx


Max Longhurst

Good luck Mia! Have the best time. Go Aussies!


Heather Bean

Go Mia!! Good luck


Alan Tucker

It'll be a great experience, win or lose, Mia.


Janeen Brian

Hi, Mia! What a great achievement and what a wonderful experience you’ll have. Congratulations!


Isabel Maurer

We’re barracking for you Mia.


Amy Pysden

Good luck and have lots of fun Mia!


Daryl Stevenson

Best of luck Mia, and especially, enjoy the experience.


Tracy Crisp

Congratulations Mia, brilliant achievement to be selected and a brilliant adventure ahead.


Kaye Boxer

Congratulations Mia, what an amazing opportunity!! Enjoy every moment! XxπŸ€



Congratulations Mia! Hope you have an amazing time and good luck!! πŸ’š


Emily Currie

Best of luck Mia!! We're all cheering for you!


Lili Kiriakou

Good luck in Berlin Mia!


Vicki Goody

Good luckπŸ˜€


Elizabeth Mclean Hutchins

Delighted for you!


Leanne Elroy Brittanie And James Westley And Families

Congratulations Mia - such a wonderful achievement


Stefan Halas

Great work Mia, enjoy


Becky And Mike

Good on you, Mia. We are so excited for you.


Jacqui Wilson

Enjoy every moment x


Jenni Hewett

You're one the best Mia. Congratulations to you and your team πŸŽ‰


Springhall Family

Good luck Mia! You have worked so hard for this. Enjoy every moment!


Laura & Liz Morrow

Congratulations Mia. Hope you’re Successful in Berlin.


Andy And Lib Doube

Best of luck to all the team but special wishes to our good friend Mia



Good luck Mia. Go get 'em!


Anamika Chauhan

All the best Mia !


Toby Sutherland

Good luck and have fun


Donaldson Family


Anne Birrell


Chantelle Freschi

Congratulations Mia, what an exciting opportunity. Good luck!!


Chelsea Blair

Wishing you all the best on this amazing experience Mia!!!


Wendy Bray

Congratulations Mia...What an achievement!


Miller Family

Best wishes Mia.


Mary Bawden

You are amazing Mia. Wishing you and your team the greatest success and a wonderful experience.


Simone Kerslake

Congratulations Mia.


Julie Barnett

Singing for Fun



All the best Mia


Marg Sams

Good Luck Mia, wishing you all the very best. Not many get to represent their country and I just know you will do us proud. Give it your all, and have Fun!!


Tony & Diane Psaila

Mia, you go girl!!! Tony & Diane.


Katrina Germein


Jono Koutsikas

Go Mia!!



Best wishes to you Mia

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