40 Years On from Kenny’s Historic Double

It is one of the the most remarkable achievements in Australian sporting history. On a typically perfect Sunshine Coast day 40 years ago, surf lifesaving legend Grant Kenny announced himself to the world with a herculean performance. As a 16 year old, he won the senior Ironman national title then got back on the start line less than an hour […]

Running With the Bulls

It’s 25 years since Queensland won its inaugural Sheffield Shield title. And noting the milestone this morning, I couldn’t help but recall my own version of witnessing how that grand old Shield was finally sent north of the Tweed. Given the run of success the state has enjoyed since, it may be hard for some to appreciate just what a […]

“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”

I love a good quote. Whether it be from an esteemed leader, a philosopher, a humanitarian or a celebrity. There are some cracking lines out there but I reckon this one above is spot on. It is attributed to George Halas, who was the founder, owner and head coach of the NFL franchise the Chicago Bears. He also played a […]