sport

sport December 16, 2017

All-round success: Jess Jonassen, 25, cricketer

All-rounder Jess Jonassen on the Ashes tour, paving the way for future female cricketers and the importance of education as a fallback plan.

sport December 9, 2017

Jammer class: Lady Trample, 26, roller derby skater

Roller derby jammer Samara Pepperell, aka Lady Trample, on why there’s still so much for her team to do after winning the world cup.

sport December 2, 2017

Fists of fate: Tyson Pedro, 26, mixed martial artist

Tyson Pedro on how UFC fighting is a human form of chess and why his mum’s banned from watching his bouts.

sport November 25, 2017

Roll playing: Tyan Taylor, 27, goalball player

How visual impairment led Tyan Taylor to become a key member of Australia’s Paralympic goalball team.

sport November 18, 2017

Flying high: Maddison Keeney, 21, diver

Diver Maddison Keeney on improving on her Rio Olympics bronze medal to win gold at this year’s World Championships.

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.

sport November 4, 2017

Raising the bar: Kiana Elliott, 20, weightlifter

Kiana Elliott on her transformation from elite gymnast to champion weightlifter.

sport October 28, 2017

Swimming’s lessons: Brenden Hall, 24, swimmer

Three-time Paralympic gold medallist Brenden Hall on losing his leg at six, and why swimming is such an important part of his life.

sport October 21, 2017

Champion stayer: Linda Meech, 37, jockey

Linda Meech on her long career as a gypsy jockey and how she recovered mentally after a serious race fall.

sport October 14, 2017

Taking a punt: Lachlan Edwards, 25, American footballer

American footballer Lachlan Edwards on how a chance moment of boredom led to a career in the NFL, and why he steers clear of social media.

soccer October 7, 2017

Winning ways: Graham Arnold, 54, soccer coach

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold on starting a new A-League season with a clean slate after last year’s triumphs.