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X Marks The Spot

I think when I was 12 years old, my parents took me to a BMX event where Ryan Guettler was competing. It was honestly the…


BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 04: (EDITOR'S NOTE: This image has been converted to black and white.) John Wayne Parr punches James Heelan of Ireand during CMT10 at Logan Metro Sport Centre on August 4, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

100… And Counting

One hundred! It’s a special number for most sportspeople and their fans. It usually means a significant milestone, an…


I Am A Retaliator Not A Fighter

At the ripe old age of 45 I’ve called time on my basketball career. I retired in perfect fashion, winning MVP in a…


The Question I Often Get Is, Why?

At the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, two women’s sprint canoe events will make their debut. I am ranked second and first in the…


WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 05: Matt Marksberry #66 of the Atlanta Braves of the Atlanta Braves looks on before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on September 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Nationals won 8-2. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Dealing With The Curve Balls

I can’t say chasing my dream has been easy, while I got up there pretty quickly the early days were tough! With the way it…


SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 13: Beth Mooney poses during the Cricket Australia Women's National Squad Player Camp on September 13, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Just So Glad I Stuck With It

It's hard to believe sometimes; I still wake up everyday and go, "Oh, I don't really have a real job, I call it my fake…


Australia's swimmer Kyle Chalmers competes in the men's 100m freestyle final of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships 2018 in Tokyo, on August 10, 2018. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Hungry For More Gold

The taste of gold has made me even hungrier for more success. That’s certainly how I feel as the road to the next Olympics…


SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 13: Delissa Kimmince poses during the Cricket Australia Women's National Squad Player Camp on September 13, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

My Four Year Comeback

I've been involved in cricket since I was 13. Living in Warwick, my Dad used to drive me from Warwick to Brisbane twice a…


The Why

I’m going for six and as it nears closer I am asked why? What do I want to prove? Will I stop after six? For now, for all I…


HOBART, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 06: Will Davison driver of the #230 Milwaukee Racing Ford Falcon FGX looks on during practice for the Supercars Tasmania SuperSprint on April 6, 2018 in Hobart, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

My Greatest Lesson

When you first start out in this business, you feel invincible. Almost like a young bull. You seek to harness that because,…