About the project

From the first time Kate padded up and threw her first kick at age 10 she knew she was home and that this was where she wanted to succeed.


Kate has been successfully competing on the international Taekwondo circuit since 2013 after making her first senior World Championship team. Since then some of Kate's most notable achievements include: 2017 Commonwealth Gold, 2016 nomination to the Olympic shadow team, 2016 Oceania Silver, 2014 Commonwealth Silver, 2014 Oceania Gold and 5 x National Champion.

Kate now has her eyes set firmly on making the 2020 Australian Olympic team.


In order to do this Kate will spend the next few years travelling and competing on the international Taekwondo circuit gaining world ranking points to further her world ranking status to cement her spot on the team.


As Taekwondo is a self funded sport, this page has been set up to help ease the financial stress of training, travelling and competing internationally on a regular basis.

All funds raised will go towards expenses including but not limited to:

Flights, accommodation, food and incidentals

Training and equipment

Competition entry fees


2018 is sure to be quite the year as Kate looks to make her mark on the international competition circuit!

Every contribution goes a long way, so join her in her bid to achieve her goals and make her Olympic dream come true!

  • Matthew and Oliver Schmidt

    Best of luck Kate!

  • Elijah Wu

    Go Kate!! Best wishes on your amazing sporting journey!!

  • Karina Page

    Good luck Kate, You’ll smash it!!!

  • Ottilie Barratt

    Wishing you the best of luck in your endeavours to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. We will be cheering you on. Ray, Ottilie and Shannon

  • Anon

    Good luck Kate!! xx

  • Jennavive DA Le Roux

    Hi Kate. I hope that my donation can help you every month to win all your competitions. We believe in you! Love Jenna

  • Nutrition for Taekwondo

    Always keen to help a fellow Aussie reach their sporting goals!! hopefully it buys you some good food or coffee overseas 😊 best of luck!

  • Ethan and Madeleine

    Go Kate! 🙂

  • Maryanne Lia

    Good luck on your journey Kate - from Carmen's mum

  • Linda Campbell

    Happy Birthday

  • Norma Wilson

    I know you will keep up the good work, Kate. Good luck.

  • Anthony Tedros

    Reach for your dreams, ignite that fire and show everyone who Kate McAdam is. So proud of you. You are a true inspiration. The sky’s the limit

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