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 of themselves that characterise the person beyond what we can access in sports pages, are often overlooked. The blog is about exploring these aspects of them; all the other parts that make up the person.
Former Auckland Storm second five eighth, Chantal ‘Shorty’ Bakersmith is making an impact off the rugby field in her new Club Capability Manager role at Auckland Rugby Union. … More Shorty making calls for wāhine in sport