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34. LIZ CLAY – The Puma Fearless Series

100m hurdle champion Liz Clay wants more pathways for young athletes trying to make a career in athletics. Breaking her foot before the 2014 World Junior Championships forced Liz Clay to stay on the sidelines, missing a crucial event for her progression as a junior athlete and foreshadowing her injury-plagued career. Liz joins Sam Squiers to discuss moving from Sydney to the Gold Coast to be coached by hurdles legend Sharon Hannan, the media coverage of athletics compared to team sports and how she’s remained motivated in spite of setbacks.

15. MADISON DE ROZARIO

Five-time Gold medallist Madison de Rozario has loved wheelchair racing since she first sat in a racing chair at 12 years old. Madison joins host Sam Squiers to discuss the rare illness that led to her wheelchair racing career, being coached by her sporting hero, Louise Sauvage, and what it means to her to be the 2020 Barbie “Shero”

The Making of Sally Pearson’s Madame Tussauds Sculpture

See behind the scenes at how Madame Tussauds managed to sculpt Sally’s figure and capture every intricate detail of the Olympic Champion.

Meet Ellia Green (and Gold)

She’s called the “Female Folau” but the Rugby 7s star Ellia Green wore the green and gold for another sport as she made her way on the Road to Rio.

Jessica Gallagher

Australian dual Paralympic medalist, Jessica Gallagher grew up with a passion for sport, but when she was 17 she was diagnosed with a …

Gold – a hop, skip and jump away!

Linda Leverton is one of the most fiercely determined members of the Australian athletics team, but it’s been a long, hard road to Glasgow.

Jenneke Hopes to Dance on Commonwealth Stage

Michelle Jenneke’s pre-race dance routine made her an internet star but the Australian hurdler is out to prove she’s more than just a YouTube sensation and has her sights set on the Comm Games.

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