RUNNING: Jackson Elliott has taken surprisingly little time to adapt to steeplechase racing and is hopeful of making the national team for next year’s Olympics.
Coolum Beach’s John Pearson, 43, is an ultra-marathon runner who helped Australia to silver at the World 24-hour Championships in Italy last month.
WHEN Kiani Andersen was sensationally edged by veteran Helen Allen in the singles final of the State Champion of Club Champions in 2013 she was gutted and walked away from the sport for a much-needed break.
SURFING: Coolum Beach’s Julian Wilson slipped from fourth to eighth place on the World Surf League Championship Tour standings following the end of the Oi Rio Pro yesterday.
BOXING: It’s all or nothing for dual Olympian Brad Hore, who admits defeat in an emotion-charged bout at Maroochydore on Saturday night would likely end his career.
BASKETBALL: Suncoast Zeke Meehl believes fellow co-captain Josh Walters is destined for a breakthrough year, after starring for the side on Saturday night.
SURFING: Sunshine Coast surprise packet Keely Andrew hopes her stunning run at the Oi Rio Pro is just a sign of things to come.
PADDLING: Many Mooloolaba Outrigger Canoe Club paddlers are expected at next year’s world titles after they dominated the national titles last weekend.
AFTER years of working as a bodyguard for celebrities, Caloundra’s John Zielke is back in the racing scene – with a horse he reckons is a Cox Plate contender.
SUNSHINE Coast Fire technical director Melvyn Wilkes says the club is in such good shape it could essentially enter the A-League if invited.
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