sport

sport December 8, 2018

Honoured roller: Brendan Dowler, 50, wheelchair basketball coach

Wollongong Roller Hawks coach Brendan Dowler on winning gold and silver at the Paralympic Games.

sport December 1, 2018

Hockey mountains: Blake Govers, 22, hockey player

Kookaburras forward Blake Govers on the hurdles faced by professional hockey players and the bittersweet moment he was selected for the 2018 World Cup.

sport November 24, 2018

No sound barrier: Sean Walsh, 21, cricketer

From a local pitch in Rockhampton to the Deaf T20 World Cup in India: Sean Walsh on his pride at inspiring deaf kids and the planning and awareness that is necessary in his sport.

cricket November 17, 2018

Going off: Sophie Molineux, 20, cricketer

As she competes in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20, Australian cricketer Sophie Molineux talks about the advantages of being a left-handed all-rounder and why she no longer bowls a wrong ’un.

soccer November 10, 2018

Zahli Currie, 18, futsal player Australian Under 19s team

Teenaged futsal player Zahli Currie on international competition and the Deadly Dancers.

nrl September 22, 2018

Dragons’ slayer: Talesha Quinn, 29, rugby league player

St George Illawarra’s Talesha Quinn on why she loves the physicality of rugby league and the importance of being a good role model for younger sportswomen.

golf September 15, 2018

Swing shift: Su Oh, 22, golfer

Golfer Su Oh on keeping her game simple and trying to find the right balance amid a crazy life on the road with the LPGA tour.

sport September 8, 2018

Skipping a beat: Luke Boon, 27, rope skipper

Luke Boon on the endurance, artistry and gymnastic ability needed to become a world champion rope skipper.

sport September 1, 2018

Pole position: Miss Filly, 31, pole dancer

Philippa Rasidi on pole dancing’s erotic origins and how it became a sport that’s now influenced by gymnastics, parkour and Latin dance.

sport August 25, 2018

Taking the leap: Troy Crotty, 46, skydiver

For Troy Crotty, an intense fear of job interviews led to an unlikely new career doing what he loves most – jumping from aircraft at 14,000 feet.

afl August 18, 2018

Kicking goals: Justin Westhoff, 31, Australian rules footballer

Port Adelaide’s Justin Westhoff on the machine that is AFL football, the evolution of the game and finding his social conscience.