The statistics, awards, selections, accolades, medals and achievements speak for themselves. Clare Polkinghorne, a tenacious, tough and effective defender for both Australia (Matildas) and Brisbane Roar (W-League), has played 26 internationals and over one-hundred W-League games. She is Captain of both the national team and her club team the Roar (where she has been club … [Read more...]
The things that made me… Jana Pittman
Two times world champion, four times Commonwealth champion, in the sport of athletics, Jana Pittman swapped the track for the ice, joining the Australian Women’s bobsleigh team, to become the first women to represent Australia in both a Summer and Winter Olympic games. Jana is one of only nine international athletic champions (along with the likes of Valerie Adams and Usain … [Read more...]
The things that made me… Belinda Wilson
Belinda Wilson spent her early sporting years kicking footballs and knocking around in Byron Bay’s pristine surfing spots. After a junior representative career with Football Far North Coast she was lured to Europe to extend her knowledge and skill as both coach and player. After a number of years teaching elite junior players in Norway she returned to Australia and her home … [Read more...]
Tim Edwards… things that made me.
Kris Kristofferson album… The Silver tongued Devil and I. I discovered this record when I was about twelve years old. This album by Kris taught me how important music was and how music was about every aspect of life including love, growing up, fucking up and celebrating. My first real girlfriend, Michelle. Michelle showed me that a girl can be funny, smart, beautiful, sexy, … [Read more...]