Alex and Robbie Hunt

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

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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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.

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Samuel Field

The Benefits Of Being Committed

The emerging middle distance runner attributes his recent success to being consistent. Here, he shares insight into how to achieve consistency in training, as well as the benefits that carry through to competition.

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TRAINING DIARY

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.

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Macey Stewart - A #tascarnivals Feature

November 19, 2019

As a part of our new partnership with EPIC, we developed this feature on Tasmanian cyclist Macey Stewart.

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New Heights - Tassie's Trampoline Athletes

November 19, 2019

We were invited to catch up with some of the Tasmanian athletes heading to Japan for the World Trampoline Championships.

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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
Primary Editor

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.