Meet our team

Ben Gottlieb

BGFavourite sport: Mixed Martial Arts

Greatest sporting achievement: Running the City2Surf in under 65 minutes!

Favourite sporting moment: John Aloisi slotting that penalty against Uruguay to qualify Australia for the 2006 World Cup.

Women’s sport is… relevant.

Read Ben’s stories here

 

Jane-Ellen Graham

JaneFavourite sport: Rugby League

Greatest sporting achievement: Making it to state finals for high jump in high school.

Favourite sporting moment: Can’t go past Cathy Freeman’s gold at Sydney 2000!

Women’s sport is… under-represented in the media.

Read Jane-Ellen’s stories here

 

Alana Meaney

Favohera_picurite sport: Yoga

Greatest sporting achievement: 100 per cent attendance for 5 consecutive years in Nippers.

Favourite sporting moment: Cathy Freeman taking gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Women’s sport is… not just for women.

Read Alana’s stories here

 

Andrea Rognstrand

IMG_3024Favourite sport: Cycling

Greatest sporting achievement: Doing 49 km of the total 90 km in Vasalöppet (cross country skiing race) 2013.

Favourite sporting moment: Camping out in the snow at Holmenkollen to see Therese Johaug win 30km World Championship in cross country skiing 2011.

Women’s sport is… awesome!

Read Andrea’s stories here

 

Tom Smith

Tom SmithFavourite sport: Football

Greatest sporting achievement: As a 12-year-old cricketer, clipping a six over square leg to notch my first and only half-century.

Favourite sporting moment: Being inside the stadium to witness Germany tear Brazil to shreds in last year’s FIFA World Cup.

Women’s sport is… in need of a fair go!

Read Tom’s stories here

 

Elena Wewer

FullSizeRender (1)Favourite sport: Tennis

Greatest sporting achievement: Beating a male classmate’s chin-up record at the Australian Institute of Sport on Year 6 Camp.

Favourite sporting moment: Germany winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup (Los geht’s Deutschland!)

Women’s sport is… worth fighting for.

Read Elena’s stories here

 

Adrianna Zappavigna

AdriannaFavourite sport: Soccer

Greatest sporting achievement: Making it to the end of City2Surf 2013 with both lungs intact.

Favourite sporting moment: Watching Italy bring it home in the 2006 FIFA World Cup (in a jersey that may still fit me).

Women’s sport is… under-appreciated. Time for change.

Read Adrianna’s stories here

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