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13 things we love about Gemma Flynn

Hockey star, glamorous other half of Richie McCaw, here are all the reasons we dig Gemma Flynn.
Gemma Flynn

Gemma Flynn

Gemma Flynn is a girl who ticks all the boxes. A sporting star in her own right, the Black Sticks regular is also partner to the legendary Richie McCaw, and manages to nail it in the style stakes too.

Beauty, brains, the sporting stamina of a stallion – here are all the reasons why we love Gemma Flynn.

1. Her and Richie are THE cutest

Here the happy couple are looking tanned and relaxed after a recent break in The Hamptons. We just adore them. Check out Gemma Flynn and Richie’s break away in The Hamptons here Take us with you next time, Gemma?

2. She loves her team

She’s constantly posting about her pride in being part of the Black Sticks, as per the above. Read the interview where Gemma talks about Olympic pressure here.

3. Following her on Instagram is like being one of the team

Here they are ahead of the Rio Olympics.

4. Her off-duty snaps are every bit as enviable

These shots from the girls hanging out in Rio are just epic. Check out more of Gemma Flynn’s photos from Rio here.

5. She’s not afraid of a good PDA

They’re not OTT, but Gemma’s not afraid to show her support for partner Richie. And who wouldn’t? Check out these pictures of Gemma and Richie McCaw at the Chasing great premiere.

6. She’s got excellent style

It’s hardly a requirement of sportswomen to cut it in the style stakes, but Gemma proves time and again she’s got a real eye for a good outfit.

7. She’s a girls’ girl

8. She goes on the most amazing adventures

From here in NZ to further afield, we love watching where she ends up.

9. She’s not afraid to work up a sweat

In 2016 she even completed the Spring Challenge, supported by her doting partner by her side. Check out the full details from Gemma Flynn’s Spring Challenge here.

10. Just like us she loves a good pic of her brekkie

Mock all you want – this looks incredible.

11. She shares her recipe tips

How amazing does that look?

12. Did we mention she’s super super fit?

13. She makes us proud to be Kiwi

Whether it’s showing off the best our country has to offer, or showcasing our sporting prowess around the world – Gem is the ultimate Kiwi sports babe.

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