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Szalek & Smart to take on the Commonwealth

Szalek & Smart to take on the Commonwealth

Sean Szalek and Melany Smart are set to debut this weekend at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

This week the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games will get underway in the Bahamas with Australia set to field a team of 75 young athletes from 9 sports to take on the Commonwealth over the five-day event.

Athletics WA will be well represented by national junior High Jump champion Sean Szalek and middle distance star Melany Smart. The two powerhouse athletes will join an additional 21 Australian track and field athletes who are set to compete at The New Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017/Author: David Smith/Number of views (1744)/Comments (0)/
Perris set to use Experience in #London2017

Perris set to use Experience in #London2017

Chad Perris returns for his fourth Australian team.

In an athletics career spanning just over five years, Chad Perris has made the most of his opportunities. Returning to the Australian team for his third World Para Athletics Championships, Perris heads to London with the experience, support and medal expectations athletes spend a lifetime striving for. 

Wednesday, 12 July 2017/Author: David Smith/Number of views (1467)/Comments (0)/
Edmiston ready for London 2017 debut

Edmiston ready for London 2017 debut

Only 9 months in Para, Edmiston is set to light up London

Sarah Edmiston is not your average international debutant. Embarking on her first Australian para team, the mother of four heads to London as an accomplished National thrower, Australian record holder and potential medalist, all with in nine months of getting classified as a para athlete.

Monday, 10 July 2017/Author: David Smith/Number of views (1722)/Comments (0)/
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Perseverance key to Pardy's fourth Australian Team

Perseverance key to Pardy's fourth Australian Team

Ella Pardy is the Perseverant Aussie Athlete

This July Ella Pardy will return to the Australian Para Athletics Team for her fourth consecutive year. Having debuted in 2014 at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Ella has been one of Australia’s most durable para athletes, fighting through the highs and lows of the sport. 

Thursday, 6 July 2017/Author: David Smith/Number of views (1899)/Comments (0)/
Madison De Rozario is ready for London and beyond

Madison De Rozario is ready for London and beyond

Madison de Rozario is a champion on and off the track.

Madison de Rozario is a champion. The defending T53 800m World Champion is a seven time Australian representative and a triumphant voice for Para Athletes across Australia. The charismatic 23 year old is no longer shying away from the challenges she faces on and off the track.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017/Author: David Smith/Number of views (1907)/Comments (0)/
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