We're super excited to introduce Torrie Lewis, the fastest woman in Australia, as our newest Brand Ambassador at Cheap as Chips!
At just 19, Torrie is smashing records and taking the world by storm. But it's not just her speed that makes her special – it's her commitment to community and shared values that make her a perfect fit for the Cheap as Chips family.




Australian record holder


Diamond League meeting winner

Torrie's Journey

Torrie's journey is nothing short of inspiring. At 16, she ran 11.33 seconds in the 100m, ranking her third fastest U18 woman globally. By 18, she was crowned Australian national champion in both the 100m and 200m. In January 2024, Torrie set a new Australian 100m record with a blistering 11.10 seconds, breaking records that had stood for decades.

In March 2024, Torrie and her relay team set a national 4x100m record at the Sydney Track Classic. A month later, she lowered her 200m personal best to 22.94 seconds and won gold at the Australian National Championships.

Torrie's international debut in the Diamond League saw her winning the 200m in Xiamen, China, from lane 9, beating some of the world's top sprinters, including Sha'Carri Richardson.

Torrie's outstanding achievements include:
  • 100m Australian Record Holder: 11.10 seconds
  • Diamond League Meeting Winner
  • 3x National Champion
  • Current Oceanian Record Holder (4x100m Relay)

Partnership with Cheap as Chips

Torrie's lightning-fast speed and record-breaking achievements are incredibly inspiring, but it's her down-to-earth personality and commitment to community that truly align with our values. Just like Torrie, Cheap as Chips believes in hard work, perseverance, and supporting our local communities. Together, we're ready to champion affordability, quality, and a spirit of excellence in everything we do. Torrie embodies the everyday heroism we celebrate at Cheap as Chips, and we're thrilled to have her represent our brand as she continues her journey to greatness. stay focused and resilient .

With her sights set on the 2024 Paris Olympics, Torrie is more than ready to make her mark on the global stage.

Join us in cheering for Torrie as she continues to blaze new trails and represent Cheap as Chips with pride!
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"I wanted to work with Cheap as Chips because of their strong support for local communities, with over half of their 51 stores located in regional areas across Australia. Plus, with their Logan store in my home state of QLD, it feels like a perfect fit. Their vast range of products, unbeatable prices, and who doesn't love chips?"
- Torrie Lewis on working with Cheap as Chips

Overcoming Challenges

In July 2022, Torrie faced a major setback when she tore her hamstring just nine days before the World U20 Championships. Despite being devastated, she used this injury as a turning point to focus on strength training and proper running techniques. Torrie’s grit and determination have been key to her recovery and continued success. She believes in taking things slowly and keeping long-term goals in mind, which has helped her stay focused and resilient .

Personal insights

Education: Torrie completed Year 12 at St Peter’s Lutheran College in 2022 and deferred a software engineering degree at Griffith University until 2024. In 2023, she began teaching herself to code.

Hobbies: She loves animals, history, and learning new things.

Family & Heritage: Torrie's background is a rich tapestry of Jamaican/Indian heritage from her dad and Scottish heritage from her mother. Born in England, she moved to Australia with her mum at the age of six. Torrie’s family history includes her mom moving from Switzerland to England alone at 16, and they relocated to Australia without prior visits or connections.

Inspiration: She's a fan of Jamaican sprinting legends Elaine Thompson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

Q&A with Torrie

Torrie Lewis chats to our CEO about partnering with Cheap as Chips!