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Reflections on The World’s Toughest Man – David Goggins

The World’s Toughest Man – David Goggins I like watching interviews like this while I have my feet up on the couch, still in slippers at 4 o,clock in the afternoon and sucking back on a block of chocolate. That’s

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Longevity expert Peter Attia is my new hero! Nutrition and health.

Why You Need To Protect Your Joints If You Want to Live to Be 100 Apart from Dr Paul Mason’s highly illuminating dietary myth busting videos at the UTS, I think longevity specialist Dr Peter Attia’s advice concerning diet is

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Posted in Health, Science, Sport and Adventure

Moneyball and Wallstreet

One of my favourite sporting movies is Moneyball.  Those outside of the US may not have watched it or even heard of this Oscar nominated picture. It’s a movie about the adaption of innovative saber-metrics which changed how the game

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Did the RIO Olympics Deliver?

Just finished reading this article on BBC about Rio Olympics 2016: Did the IOC’s gamble pay off or did Brazil fail to deliver? What are your thoughts? I personally feel the Olympics didn’t pay off. Sure there are always stellar

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My review of the Mayweather – Pacquiao fight

I haven’t seen a more technically proficient performance than what Mayweather gave last night. As much as I despise what the man represents, his boxing prowess was about as close as you are going to get to THE perfect boxing performance. Anyone that tells you

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The Telegram

A school-friend kindly sent me a telegram after I won at the Australian Schools Athletic championships, admitting I was good enough despite wearing cheap sneakers called ‘Trax’. I still have the results of the event which show my Australian record just below Cathy Freeman who also

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Few people know what it’s like

You give it all day long and it’s a real grind, and don’t get paid diddly, struggling to just to make ends meet, you also try to keep your colleagues level headed, just so they don’t leave us, sometimes they make the cut,

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Tiger Woods back for this years Masters

I’m licking my chops waiting for the Masters to finally arrive on Thursday. I read  this article from the BBC News about Tiger’s comeback woes since his back surgery last year. It made for interesting reading. Then there were the plethora of comments about

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The World Golf Tour

I was meandering about the web a week ago trying to find games for my kid. I fell upon a golf program that I thought might be fun, not knowing in 24 hours I would be ‘like’ totally addicted. Wow,

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Get Your Surfing Kicks Here – BBC World News

Below you can watch three very cool BBC  news videos about surfing: 1. Huge California waves attract US surfers  – 29 August 2014 2. World’s first artificial surfing lake – 21 May 2014 3. Did surfer Andrew Cotton catch biggest

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