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By Samantha Schrauth We scoured all junior results from across Australia in the latter half of 2018 and found 10 exciting juniors with huge futures. It’s always hard leaving so many talented athletes off the list, but below are 10 juniors loaded with talent, with the world at their feet. DAMITA...
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COACH’S PERSPECTIVE – DENG AND BOL’S BREAKTHROUGH YEAR By Justin Rinaldi At the start of the 2018 perpetration period, Joseph Deng, Peter Bol and I talked about the goals for the year ahead and what we wanted to achieve.  In order they were: 1. Finish first and second at the Commonwealth...
STATE BY STATE DECATHLON - MALE By Matt Lynch The winner of the decathlon and heptathlon have long been heralded as “the world’s greatest athlete”, beginning when King Gustav V of Sweden told Jim Thorpe, "You, sir, are the world's greatest athlete" after Thorpe won the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics in 1912. Australia has had...
Alexandra Roberts is a junior Javelin Thrower from Queensland, one of Australia’s best juniors and a World Junior representative. She blogged for Australian Athlete magazine edition 2. Below are some excerpts: By Alexandra Roberts DOB: 9 April 2001 Hometown: Forestdale, Queensland Coach: Brett Green Events and PB’s: Javelin Throw 500g 53.01m Australian Junior...
By Justin Rinaldi At the start of the 2018 perpetration period, Joseph Deng, Peter Bol and I talked about the goals for the year ahead and what we wanted to achieve.  In order they were: 1. Finish first and second at the Commonwealth Games Selection trials. 2. Win a medal...
JACK RAYNER: TURNING DROSS INTO GOLD By Len Johnson “All the big Australian stars. Deek, Mona – definitely, I’d like to make a big impact like them in the marathon one day.” -  Jack Rayner For a year which is ending on a massive high, 2018 certainly did not start auspiciously for...
Just in time for Christmas; Runner’s Tribe and Athletics Australia brings you ‘Australian Athlete’ Edition 2.  Packed with exclusive content from Australia’s best athletes, coaches, and athletics journalists - from track and field, to road and trails. Juniors, opens, masters, and para-athletes -  we have it all in this 146 page...
By Clio Ozanne-Jaques When I think about representing Australia at the World U20 Track and Field Championships, I always think about the very beginning of my athletic career and all the people who have helped me get to where I am today. I started this unconditional passion when I won...
FROM GRADE 3 TEAR TO WORLD CHAMPION “Looking forward, surgery and recovery was now my new goal. A pivotal moment in this journey happened in a skype session with orthopaedic surgeon, Patrick Weinraunch. His opinion turned my world around” – Nash Lowis By Nash Lowis I remember when and where I...
JESS TRENGOVE – FROM ATHLETE & COACH Managing Pressure & Valuing the Process by Jess Trengove “Goals act as the driving force behind one’s motivation to dig deep in training, to withstand the pain of foam rolling or to gulp down that final gooey gel for a critical energy boost.” –...