Lana Rogers crowned Surf Sports Athlete of the Year

This post was first written for and published by the Roar.  Saturday marked the conclusion of an exceptional season for reigning IronWoman champion Lana Rogers, who was named Surf Sports Athlete of the Year at the annual Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) Awards of Excellence. This recognition comes following a breakout season for Rogers in […]

The WNBL season is an opportunity for Rebecca Cole

This article was first written for and published for the Roar.  The start of the 2020-21 WNBL season is just one week away and for Southside Flyers guard Rebecca Cole, this season is all about opportunity. “The pandemic has meant that a lot of Australians have come home to compete in the WNBL because it […]

Milly Tapper qualifies for her first World Cup in table tennis

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  After watching Cathy Freeman win gold at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Milly Tapper had dreams of becoming an Olympian. While Tapper was a talented child, representing her hometown in basketball and netball, she always thought athletics would be the sport that would make […]

On this day: The Aussie Stingers win gold at the Sydney Olympics

This post was first written for and published by the Roar. On this day 20 years ago the Australian women’s water polo team beat the United States to claim the first-ever women’s water polo gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Those who can recall the match tend to remember one key moment. There […]

Rowie Webster challenges all of us to ask ‘R U OK?’

This article was first written for and published by the Roar. his has certainly been a year like no other. All of us are facing challenges, whether it be homeschooling children, looking after elderly parents, a loss of income or simply dealing with the stress of our first pandemic, but for many of our Tokyo […]

Belle Brockhoff’s tribute to mate, Alex Pullin

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  You could say that Belle Brockhoff was born to be a winter athlete. Her uncle Peter Brockhoff competed in the 1960 and 1964 Winter Olympics in alpine skiing and her great aunt Joyce Brockhoff still has a run named after her at Mount Hotham […]