Paul Connolly
is a freelance journalist and the editor of the anthology Father Figures.

By this author

Sport May 26, 2018

Vaulting ambition: Chris Remkes, 21, gymnast

From a Filipino orphanage to the pinnacle of his sport in the Commonwealth: meet champion gymnast Chris Remkes.

Sport November 11, 2017

Tough as… Deanna Blegg, 48, endurance athlete

How AIDS survivor Deanna Blegg became one of the World’s Toughest Mudders, and then had to fight her way back to peak fitness after a battle with breast cancer.