Year in Review
Building a new life
Few athletes have endured a career transition as abrupt and painful as Alex McKinnon. As he begins the next chapter of his life, Alex talks to other sportspeople about the issues and challenges they have confronted in retirement.
I’ve got to rescue myself
Shane Webcke – Contributor
He was technically bankrupt at the end of his NRL career. But one piece of advice from Wayne Bennett turned Shane Webcke’s life around.
Agony, confusion, despair, hope
Jharal Yow Yeh – Conributor
When Brisbane Broncos star Jharal Yow Yeh suffered his career-ending ankle injury aged just 22, he became a ‘different, weird, depressed person’.
This is why his future is now a whole lot brighter.
The Women who saved my husband
Nici Andronicus – Contributor
Champion triathlete Nici Andronicus had her world turned upside down when her husband was diagnosed with cancer. Eventually, an incredible group of women helped saved her husband’s life.
Fear of the next dollar
Brett Mullins – Contributor
As a young man, Brett Mullins thought money and footy would last forever. Now 46, the former star Canberra Raiders fullback explains how everything changed.
By my side
Paul Harragon – Contributor
“In my heart I knew, I could tell the life force, it wasn’t there.”
Paul Harragon was there when Alex McKinnon was injured. In this episode of Transitions, they chat about how that night impacted their community and what retirement really means.