Entertainment

Naomi's sprint ambition

Naomi Campbell
Naomi Campbell Bang! Showbiz

NAOMI Campbell wishes she were an Olympic sprinter.

The 41-year-old supermodel has been enjoying the short-distance track events at the London games and particularly admires the runners' "elegance".

And Naomi even thinks she could do well in a race.

She told Britain's Vogue magazine: "If I were an athlete I would be a sprinter. It looks so elegant - and I can definitely hold my own."

However, despite her sporting ambition, Naomi recently said she has no desire to give up her catwalk career to do something else because she loves the way she can constantly "reinvent" herself as a model.

She said: "I still love what I do. It's a new challenge to see how people can change your look. I like words like transformation, reinvention, and chameleon. Because one word I don't like is predictable."

However, the British beauty is still bemused to be called a supermodel.

She said: "I would never call myself that. I don't have any superhuman powers."

>>More entertainment

Topics:  celebrity, london olympics, naomi campbell




Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Strange Politics: Barnaby gets carp help from Trump

This was not why you got into the espionage industry.

Spate of armed robberies raises alarm

Grafton Courthouse Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Teen arrested, charged with service station theft

Punctuated tattoos lift taboo on mental health

FLASH: Yamba’s Squall and Anchor tattoo artists Josh Pidcock and Ben Ross get ready for this Sunday’s fundraiser for the Clarence Valley Suicide Prevention Committee.

Tattoo fundraiser permanent reminder of hope and support

Latest deals and offers

Rohan Markham - PBR Grafton competitor

No Caption

23-year-old Rohan Markham from Ravenshoe, Queensland is one of the 40 professional...

Sam O'Connor - PBR Grafton competitor

No Caption

25-year-old Sam O'Connor from Tully, Queensland is one of the 40 professional bull...

Matt Pfingst - PBR Grafton competitor

No Caption

21-year-old Matt Pfingst from Texas, Queensland is one of the 40 professional bull...

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

VIDEO: Art Deco fan pays $835,000 for Imperial Hotel

No Caption

Iconic "Impy" sold at a bargan price to bidder who loves Art Deco.

RBA warns of future apartment oversupply

Toowoomba: Crest Apartments and Burke & Wills, Ruthven Street ( view from Neil Street) Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

RBA says oversupply of apartments poses risk to household finances