I’m forever wondering what athletes’ are like outside the sporting spotlight and am equally intrigued by their personalities as well as their talent and athleticism. The only problem is, their sporting achievements and statistics are easily accessible but the good stuff, the other parts that characterise the person beyond what we can access in sport pages, is often overlooked. This blog is about exploring these aspects of athletes’, their personal stories on top of their sporting success.
Troy Garton, New Zealand’s boxing Commonwealth Games bronze medallist is known for reaching her podium milestone with a torn ACL – four years after taking up the sport. … More Troy Garton boxing for gold