Jackson Mellor

Work Ethic

A strong work ethic is often a trait that comes with age. Tasmanian discus thrower Jackson shares his lessons learnt though the athletic discipline as he progresses from junior to senior ranks.


Sarah Haywood

Making Every Shot Count

While individual, each arrow contributes to the overall performance for Tasmanian archer Sarah Haywood. In her Tassie Athlete article we share her passion for the sport, love for home and how all athletes can make every shot count.


Alex and Robbie Hunt

A Sibling Rivalry

Two Tasmanian brothers demonstrate that a sibling rivalry goes deeper than fighting over the PlayStation, wrestling each other or arguing over who ate the last muffin… it’s much more.


Izzy Flint

Going Beyond The 98%

Some describe it as the worst crash they'd seen. Tasmanian mountain biker Izzy Flint shares her experience of concussion following a devastating accident overseas; and the real world implications of brain injury on her life beyond sport.


Hugh Nicklason

A Home Away From Home

With Tasmania tattooed on his chest, distance runner Hugh Nicklason shares his journey on moving overseas in pursuit of wider ambitions.



How Do Tassie Athlete's Manage Tough Times

March 20, 2020

As our first 'Community Reach Out' article, we're asking the Tasmanian sporting community to share what tips, resources or things help during tough or lonely times...


When The Chips Are Down

August 9, 2019

The relationship between athletes and social media is a difficult one, as TA athlete Scott Bowden unravels the highs and lows of what goes on behind the scenes.


Tassie's Strongest

November 19, 2019

Our latest training diary article combines some of Tassie's strongest men and women with some of the heaviest objects you can lift.


ABOUT The tassie athlete

We're a journal sharing insight behind athletes of all sports and all abilities in Tasmania, Australia.

Instead of simply profiling an athlete, the premise is to delve into a key 'theme' our contributors find inspiring, collating a collection of topics and ideas worthwhile of sharing.



Dominic Anastasio
Primary Editor

Dominic is a track athlete and business owner in Hobart with interests in videography, photography and sharing inspiring stories.

Andrew Goyen

Andrew is a recreational runner and nurse in Hobart. He is an avid enthusiast of the Tasmanian outdoors, reading and trail running.