Mandy Thomson accepted a contract to deliver Sport Canterbury's Green Prescription Programme in the Hurunui District in February 2016
Originally from North Canterbury, Mandy completed her Certificate in Personal Training and Exercise Prescription at Otago Sports Institute (Otago Polytechnic) in 2006. She went on to complete a Certificate in Planning and Delivery Exercise for Children and Young Adolescents, (Children's Hospital Institute of Sports Medicine, Westmead, Australia, 2008). Mandy has worked in various gyms in Dunedin and Christchurch, starting her own personal training business. Mandy's interests are in weight training and multi-sport.