Air Traffic Controller takes to the Olympic track in Rio

Natasha Hansen begins her Olympic Games later today at the velodrome in Rio. She will be competing in the three track cycling events: Women's Sprint, Team Sprint and Keirin. 

Natasha is an Air Traffic Controlller with Airways in New Zealand. She normally works the control tower at Invercargill Airport (NZNV) although she is currently taking time out from her career as a controller to fully concentrate on her preperation for the Olympics.

Her Olympics begins with the Women's Sprint event followed by the Keirin on Saturday and the individual sprint event on Sunday. This is the second Olympic games for Natasha as she also competed in the women's sprint and Keirin in 2012 in London.

ATC Network wishes Tash the best of luck in Rio!

 

Source: YouTube NZ Olympics

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