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…

Connor Daniell-Profiling Cairns Athletes

  It is hard to believe this young running champion is only 14. He can run 10km in 34:58 in the worst conditions imaginable and has established himself in the Far North as a force to be reckoned with in the running arena. The world is his oyster and his future is guaranteed to be…

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,…

“I was chewed up and spat out”-Sarah’s post Ironman race analysis will drop your jaw.

I had been “chewed up and spat out”…
They were Intentionally violent…
Saying I was terrified is an understatement…
I was in a lot of pain…
But there was no relief after the climb ended and the road leveled out…
All I could hear, was the dull pounding of feet on the bitumen and the occasional grunts and groans from someone struggling…
All I could see, was a long stretch of never ending undulating highway up ahead, and lava fields on either side…
I was overcome with emotion and just wanted to cry…
“Sarah Thomas, You are an Ironman”

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.

Tri-fec-ta

It’s hard to believe these three champions are from the same family.

The Simpson siblings are gifted sportspeople, but when it comes to Triathlon, they are ALL off the charts. Please enjoy this light-hearted interview with three extremely talented siblings from Cairns.

Clio Ozanne-Jaques-Where is she now?

Having a list of sporting achievements a mile long, including most recently being selected in the Australian Junior Cross Country Team to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships (2017 Junior) she is the perfect example of a student who was successfully able to juggle training commitments and study…but is the life of an elite athlete a balanced one? What sacrifices has she made to get to where she is?

The man behind number 40

A high profile, highly successful athlete, Alex Loughton boasts seven consecutive seasons with the Taipans and numerous other sporting accolades. But who is the man behind the basketball, and what does his future look like?

Ironman-Through their eyes.

I was especially humbled to be in the company of two men who’s immediate responses to “why do you do it?” and “How do you cope with such a gruelling schedule?” had within them an air of confusion.