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No Filter Boxing – Wilder vs Fury fight

This is the best heavyweight fight I have seen in my lifetime. How Fury resurrected after that last round knockdown is anyone’s guess after decimating Wilder with pure boxing for most of the rounds. I think the video below recaptures

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Richmond Tigers win the AFL premiership 2019 (Special Edition)

This post is to celebrate this weekend’s win of my beloved Richmond Tigers in the AFL premiership final. Australian Rules or Australian Football League (AFL) to be exact has a religious-like following in Melbourne. If I had a dollar for

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17/9 – 23/9 incl. Language Fluency, Maeve Brennan, and International Baseball.

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. How do we measure language fluency? Article at BBC – Future: There are many ways of categorising someone’s linguistic skills, but the concept of

Posted in News, Sport and Adventure

13/8 – 19/8 Imagination, sharks, baseball, evolution, cats and reality.

It would appear that Monday’s News on the March may not be a suitable title of the content of this post. Perhaps ‘The week that was in my digital world’ is more akin to what I’m trying to do here. 

Posted in News, Science, Sport and Adventure

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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Posted in Reflections, Sport and Adventure

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