Defending champion gets set for Cooly Gold

Georgia Miller

SAKARA BELL One of Surf Life Saving’s most challenging endurance races, the Coolangatta Gold, returns on October 12 and 13, and 2018 winner Georgia Miller is in training to defend her title.   Miller, who is just 23 years of … [Read more...]

Disability proves no barrier for racer

Sidney Cook

TAYLA RELPH Twelve-year-old Sidney Cook has cerebral palsy, but he also has a need for speed.   This highly driven tween doesn’t let his disability slow him down and is currently one only a few riders in Australia to be racing with a … [Read more...]

Gold Coast teen strides to success

Katie Hayward

SAAVANAH BOURKE Nineteen-year-old race walker Katie Hayward is on her way to being one of the youngest athletes ever to represent Australia in track and field at the Olympic level.   The Gold Coast teen, who has been race walking since … [Read more...]

Steptember raises both fitness and funds

Steptember team fitness

BRIDGETTE ALI Participants in this year’s Cerebral Palsy Alliance’s (CPA) Steptember challenge are stepping into the final leg of the initiative, raising both funds for the Alliance and their fitness levels.   Since September 3, … [Read more...]

Caped Crusaders get run of Brisbane

DC Batman Run Series Australia

JACK HOLT Holy fundraiser, Batman! Fans of Gotham City’s finest are getting ready to run through the streets of Brisbane on September 21 dressed as the caped crusader for the DC Batman Run Series, to celebrate Batman’s 80th birthday and raise money … [Read more...]

Gymnast fights for Olympics contention

Georgia Godwin 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

SAAVANAH BOURKE The countdown is on for Australian artistic gymnast Georgia Godwin as she prepares for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games selection event.   The event will be held at the Gold Coast Sport and Leisure Centre in October, … [Read more...]

Griffith Dragons end season undefeated

Jakob Cerneka Griffith Dragons

JAKE KEARNAN The Universities Rugby League Queensland competition concluded last Wednesday with the Griffith Dragons wrapping up the season with a grand final win over the University of Queensland Hounds.   The Dragons met the Hounds in … [Read more...]

OutdoorX takes over Sanctuary Cove

OutdoorX showcased all the latest outdoor lifestyle equipment

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Australia’s newest outdoor lifestyle event, OutdoorX, took over Sanctuary Cove this weekend, showcasing all the latest outdoor products for fun and adventure.   The event, which ran from September 13 to 15, allowed … [Read more...]

Synchronised swimmer aims for Olympic team

Synchronised swimmer Rachel Presser

SAAVANAH BOURKE Nineteen-year-old Rachel Presser is swimming her way to the top, hoping to individually qualify for a spot on the Australian Synchronised Swimming team.   Swimmers selected for the team will compete at the upcoming … [Read more...]

New marathon swim comes to Coast

Swim the Gold Coast event

HUNTER HUTCHEN A new 21.5km ocean swimming event is hitting Gold Coast shores in 2020.   The Swim the Gold Coast distance swimming event, which was announced by World Series Swims this week, will take place on May 30 next … [Read more...]