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’ and administrators‘ personal stories on top of their sporting success.
James O’Connor is the youngest player to debut in Super Rugby and is the second youngest to represent Australia. He currently plays for the Queensland Reds and Wallabies and is an advocate for wellbeing organisation, Saviour World. … More Q&A with James O’Connor