Introducing Ollie Boltz

THE NEXT MO FARAH-and he lives right here in Cairns They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and in this instance it’s absolutely true. Ollie Boltz, son of the gorgeous Jill Boltz-nee Hunter, Running Champion and Olympian; and Daniel Boltz Australian/Suisse long distance running champion and Olympian is showing signs of pursuing a…

Ella Goddard-Profiling our Cairns Athletes

  Easily one of the best swimmers to come out of Far North Queensland in a long time, Ella’s list of achievements is impressive. She has demonstrated State and National success in distance swimming, and solidified her dominance in the endurance events with State medals in the IM, Freestyle and distance Butterfly. She has also…

The Cairns Aquarium-How does it compare to Townsville?

  Interesting. After having visited both facilities, there are a few differences-bear in mind this is purely my opinion. The Cairns aquarium is aesthetically ‘prettier’. The building is an eye catching design, whereas Townsville aquarium to me, feels a little industrial. Inside the Cairns building, the interior design and artwork is more modern and fresh,…

Toby Gillen-Profiling Cairns Athletes

  Name: Toby Gillen Age: 16 Sport: Running, Cross Country, Athletics Recent Achievements: 🏃‍♂️Trinity Anglican School’s 2017 Senior Male Sportsperson of the Year 🏃‍♂️ 2nd Overall in Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival 10km event, only 1 second behind Professional Athlete Dylan Stenson in a time of 34.19 🏃‍♂️Silver medalist in the 2017 QLD…

Flynn Martin-Profiling Cairns Athletes

  NAME: Flynn Martin AGE: 15 Years SPORT: Swimming CLUB: TAS Swimming COACH: Duncan Todd ACHIEVEMENTS: Flynn, as Runner-up QLD champion in the 100 and 200m Breaststroke short course State Championships, and a Bronze medalist in the 400m Individual medley 2017,  will be competing in the Long Course Qld State Champs in Brisbane in December,…

Today After The Rain-VIDEO FOOTAGE

A day earlier, this rock wall was dry-not a drop of water to be seen. The parched trees dropped their leaves as a result of thirst, and created a crunchy bed of earthy colours.

Backyard birdie

    What a lovely little critter. Does anyone know the name of this little buddy?    

Follow Sarah’s Countdown To Kona

Cairns based Physiotherapist and 2017 Ironman Asia Pacific winner for the 30-34’s- Sarah Thomas will mix it with the best Ironman athletes in the world as she heads off to face the ultimate test- The Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.