Jackson Mellor

Work Ethic

A strong work ethic is often a trait that comes with age. Following a setback in 2019, Tasmanian discus thrower Jackson shares the lessons he has learnt on working hard to achieve his best performances in the throwing cage.
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Sarah Haywood

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.

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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.

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Izzy Flint

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.

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Amelia Spence

Homecoming

After some time overseas rediscovering her love for the sport, former Hockeyroo and Tasmania's Hockey One captain Amelia Spence shares her experience of moving back home and her love of the state.

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Andy Allison

Managing Mindfulness

An insightful and powerful conversation with Tasmanian runner Andy Allison around mindfulness in sport.

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Bonus: A Love For Tassie

Our first Five Minute Friday recaps our current podcast guest's love for Tasmania.

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Annabel De Jong

The Endurance Addiction

Trails, epic adventures and mental health all tied into one candid, open chat.

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TRAINING DIARY

Archery: Australian Open Recap

June 7, 2021

Catch up with Tasmanian Archery athlete Sarah Haywood following her competition at the 2021 Australian Open.

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2020 Mobart Flanno 5K

December 1, 2020

55 local legends donned their rudest flannys to take part in the 2020 "Mobart" edition of the Flanno 5km run as a part of the Movember campaign.

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How Do Tassie Athlete's Manage Tough Times

October 29, 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...

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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.

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Contributors

Dominic Anastasio

Founder and Owner

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

Andrew Goyen

Contributor

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

Annabel De Jong

Contributor

Annabel is an outdoor enthusiast, an adventure seeker, a snack addict and an aspiring psychologist. She is based out of Hobart, but is most at home in the wild.

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