sport

sport July 21, 2018

Next wave: Kobie Enright, 18, surfer

Kobie Enright on going from competitive child to champion surfer, and the creativity needed to succeed in her sport.

sport July 14, 2018

Gaming machine: Brandon ‘Claire’ Nguyen, 20, eSports player

Brandon “Claire” Nguyen on giving up a ‘normal life’ for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play eSports full-time.

cycling July 7, 2018

Scratch work: Amy Cure, 25, cyclist

World champion and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Amy Cure on what it takes to be the best on two wheels and her hunger for Olympic glory.

sport June 30, 2018

Keeping the faith: Dejen ‘DJ’ Gebreselassie, 25, runner

He was born in a refugee camp in Sudan; now he represents Australia on the world stage. Dejen Gebreselassie explains his pride in his adopted home and the healing power of running.

afl June 30, 2018

Indigenous players and the AFL

Five years ago guidelines were established to help Indigenous AFL recruits throughout their careers. But with little being done, a group of ex-players has now decided to turn words into actions.

sport June 23, 2018

Tall in the saddle: Emma Booth, 27, equestrian

After a horrific car accident left her unable to walk, Emma Booth had just one goal – getting back on a horse and representing Australia at the Paralympics.

motor sports June 16, 2018

Back on track: Melinda Price, 47, race-car driver

Touring car driver Melinda Price on her return from a 10-year break from racing and the thrills of competing in a male-dominated sport.

sport June 9, 2018

Green power: Aaron Wilson, 26, lawn bowler

Commonwealth lawn bowls men’s singles champion Aaron ‘Disco’ Wilson reveals why he put on his lucky undies but ripped off his shirt at the Gold Coast Games.

sport June 2, 2018

Fighting spirit: Tai Tuivasa, 25, mixed martial artist

Mixed martial artist Tai Tuivasa on being a proud Indigenous Australian and the gladiatorial challenges of cage fighting.

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.

basketball May 19, 2018

Small wonder: Leilani Mitchell, 32, basketballer

She was told she was too small to be successful at basketball on the world stage. But Opals and WNBA point guard Leilani Mitchell made a point of proving her doubters wrong.