At the age of 13, Newell suffered a knee injury. Unfortunately, the injury was so much so that it cost her an opportunity to compete for the Under-16 team.
She needed time to heal. That time away from athletics altogether provided Newell clarity on what to do next.
Newell’s knee injury played on her overall passion and whether it was something she wanted to come back from.
She was only 16 years of age at the time. Her youth and maturity at such a young age allowed her to be open to new possibilities.
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