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Sport July 08, 2017
World of pain: Robert Whittaker, 26, mixed martial artist
Mixed martial artist Robert Whittaker on why working out how to beat an opponent is a thrilling adrenalin rush.
Sport June 03, 2017
Balancing act: Jo Brigden-Jones, 29, kayaker
Olympic kayaker Jo Brigden-Jones on how pressure – in sporting events and in her work as a paramedic – brings out the best in her.
Sport June 17, 2017
Silver linings: Lisa Darmanin, 25, sailor
For Rio Olympic silver medallist Lisa Darmanin ‘it’s all eyes on Tokyo’, in a bid to go one better and bring home sailing gold.
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 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 25, 2017
A life in waves: Cooper Chapman, 22, surfer
Surfer Cooper Chapman on the power and unpredictability of the sea.
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.