At just 17 years old, Brielle Cooper’s name was added to the history books when she became the youngest IronWoman to win a Nutri-Grain Iron series. Incredibly, Cooper only made her debut the previous year and went from placing 18th in her first year to winning just one year later.
This post was first written for and published by the Roar. The Australian women’s national wheelchair basketball team, also known as the Gliders, has a rich history of competing in international competition. Since the Gliders began competing at the Paralympics in 1992, the team has won three silver medals and one bronze medal.
This article was first written for and published by the Roar. If there was ever an athlete ‘born’ to participate in a particular sport, it’s Sergei Evglevski. He will represent Australia at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games in the pistol events. Evglevski is the son of Sergei Evglevski Sr, a two-time Australian Olympic team gunsmith […]
This article was first written for and published by the Roar. This weekend at Kingscliff, Danielle McKenzie will be one of many women competing in the start of the 2020 Nutri-Grain Ironwoman series. But being born in New Zealand, growing up McKenzie didn’t even know an opportunity to participate in surf lifesaving at an elite […]
This article was first written for and published by the Roar. With nine wins and four losses, the University of Canberra Capitals ended the 2020 WNBL regular season in third place. While the Capitals may have been disappointed to miss a top-two finish after losses to both the Southside Flyers and the Townsville Fire in […]
This article was first written for and published by the Roar. Last month, an agreement between Basketball Australia, Foxtel and the ABC ensured all 60 games of the WNBL season would be shown live across the country – and Bec Cole of the Southside Flyers was an unexpected beneficiary. “I love being able to watch […]
This article was first written for and published by the Roar. When Hannah Dodd travels to Tokyo for the 2021 Paralympics as part of the Australian women’s national wheelchair basketball team, it won’t be her first Paralympic Games. The key difference this time, though, is that Dodd is competing in a different sport.
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 […]
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 […]
This article was first written for and published by the Roar. rowing up, Abbey Willcox’s first love was gymnastics, starting when she was just five years old and continuing to compete for the next decade. But during that decade, Willcox also developed a love of skiing. It was also a love she shared with the […]