| Place Of Birth || Melbourne, Victoria, Australia |
| Residence || Melbourne, Victoria, Australia |
| Marital Status || Single |
| Occupation || Acquisitions Manager |
| Coach || Mark Stewart |
| Club || Box Hill Athletic Club |
| Recent Results || Qualifying round in the Pole Vault - 5.45m (World Championships, Helsinki, Finland, Aug-2005) |
| Commonwealth |
| has not competed |
| Olympic |
| Athens 2004|
28th in the Pole Vault (5.30m)
| Injuries || Serious injury restricted his 2002 and early 2003 seasons. |
| Other || Personal Best:|
100m - 10.79 (2005)
200m - 21.1 (2005)
Pole Vault - 5.87m (2005)
Steve jumped a towering 5.80m in the final of the Pole Vault, winning himself a gold medal and breaking the Games record.
Steven played Australian Rules to a high level before focusing on pole vault.
His father, Bill, represented Australia in the 400m, 400m Hurdles, 800m and 4x400m in 1974
His mother Erica Hooker nee Nixon was a 1972 Olympian and a Commonwealth Games long jump silver medallist she competed in 1974 and 1978.
Steven just missed out on a pole vault medal at the World Junior Championships in 2000, finishing fourth.
In 2005 he was named the City of Whitehorse Athlete of the Year after finishing 2005 with a personal best of 5.87 metres which broke a long-standing Victorian record.