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Profiles

Sally on Love, Life and the Endless Fight for Women Surfers

Sally Fitzgibbons speaks to Sportette about life, love and the endless battle to change old school attitudes ahead of a defining week for women’s surfing.

Racing Back from a World of Hurt

Aussie mountain bike rider Tracey Hannah’s new focus after making a remarkable recovery from a terrifying crash, that nearly claimed her life.

The Women Refereeing the Men

Meet the women refereeing the men. They’re breaking new ground in officiating and it could see one become the NRL’s first female referee.

The Secret Life of Australia’s First Female Jockey

In an era when women weren’t allowed to be jockeys, Wilhemena “Bill” Smith raced her whole career as a man. Her secret life wasn’t revealed until her death.

Women of V8s

We meet the Women of V8s and the inroads they’re making in the traditionally male sport.

Learning to Love Again

How an Olympic silver medallist can hate the sport she reached so much glory in – the touching story of how Michelle Ferris rediscovered her love for cycling.

How Steph Got Her Groove Back

Sportette speaks one-on-one with Roxy Pro Champ Steph Gilmore about what it was that helped her out of the biggest form slump of her career.

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