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Year in Review

Anguish behind the adulation

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Year in Review

Anguish behind the adulation


They come from diverse backgrounds, compete in different sports and live in every corner of Australia. And yet they share many common traits in their pursuit of progress.



The Veteran Rookie

Georgie Parker – Contributor


Georgie Parker didn’t want to do a disservice to being an Olympian, nor to being a Collingwood footballer.


Georgie reveals the highs, lows and anguish associated with her transition from world-class hockey player to AFLW footballer.



A blind man riding at 266km/h

Ben Felten – Contributor


Ben Felten remembers the day he felt the sun on his face yet saw only darkness.


He didn’t know it at the time, but it was the first step in his journey towards becoming the world’s fastest blind man.



Throw down before the showdown

Jeff Horn – Founding Contributor


‘I’m going to get paid to fight him … and I’m going to be able to punch him’.


Jeff Horn wasn’t happy about Anthony Mundine‘s actions at the weigh-in before the fight on November 20.



The Fight For History

Caitlin Parker – Contributor


Boxer Caitlin Parker has more to fight for than most people.


Her parents have worked seven days a week for years to support her career. She wants to repay them by becoming the first Australian to win Olympic gold in boxing.



I barely slept for six weeks

Tom Boyd – Contributor


Tom Boyd was an AFL Grand Final hero for Western Bulldogs.


Yet that fairytale season covered up mental health problems with frightening symptoms.




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