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Sport April 22, 2017
À la kart: Rianna O’Meara-Hunt, 15, kart driver
Karting champion Rianna O’Meara-Hunt on being too young for a driver’s licence but travelling at speeds of up to 120km/h on the racetrack.
Sport February 25, 2017
A life in waves: Cooper Chapman, 22, surfer
Surfer Cooper Chapman on the power and unpredictability of the sea.
Sport April 15, 2017
Pursuit force: Sam Welsford, 21, cyclist
Newly crowned world champion cyclist Sam Welsford on winning team pursuit silver in Rio, funky tan lines and his relationship with Lycra.
Sport February 18, 2017
Strike force: Jason Belmonte, 33, tenpin bowler
Jason Belmonte on the trials, tribulations and triumphs of the international tenpin bowling tour.
Sport November 12, 2016
Hitting it hard: Grace Harris, 23, cricketer
Cricketer Grace Harris on smashing boundaries and her love of ice-cream.
Sport October 29, 2016
Pace odyssey: Liam Hatcher, 20, cricketer
Fast bowler Liam Hatcher on being able to take as good as you give.
Sport October 15, 2016
Down to business: Jeromie Hill, 25, basketballer
The Sydney Kings’ Jeromie Hill on the strength of our National Basketball League.
Sport September 24, 2016
Rebounding: Lauren Jackson, 35, basketballer turned administrator
Lauren Jackson on the intensity of being one of the world’s best basketballers, and the heartache of retiring.
Sport September 17, 2016
Staying strong: Gearoid Towey, 39, rower
World champion rower Gearoid Towey on the challenges facing elite athletes when they retire.
Sport September 03, 2016
Up to speed: Amanda Reid, 19, cyclist
Paralympian Amanda Reid on loving the thrill and speed of track cycling.
Sport August 13, 2016
Scorching all-rounder: Hilton Cartwright, 24, cricketer
All-rounder Hilton Cartwright on choosing between batting and bowling, and playing for Zimbabwe, England or Australia.
Sport July 30, 2016
Mogul conqueror: Matt Graham, 21, moguls skier
Winter Olympian Matt Graham on the inspiration to be drawn from watching his Summer Games compatriots.