ATHLETES STORIES

Beyond a simple profile, the Tassie Athlete delves into a key theme behind each athlete.
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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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Scott Bowden

Balance Is Key

Tasmania is renowned for producing world-class athletes and Scott Bowden is no exception. Here he discusses the challenges of finding balance in sport and across all aspects of his life.

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Madeleine Fasnacht

The Importance Of Perspective

Grit and determination are required in a sport like cycling. It's seen Maddy achieve success at some of the highest levels, but at what cost...

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Dejen Gebreselassie

Remembering Purpose

For Dejen, faith plays an important role in his running but ultimately, it reminds him of his purpose; something all athletes can lose sight of.

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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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