Following extensive consideration of feedback from loyal Pan Pacific Masters Games (PPMG) sports, participants and stakeholders the decision has been made not to proceed with an annual event and resume a biennial delivery of the largest and most successful masters multisport event in the world. Planning has commenced to deliver a bigger, reinvigorated and even more exciting Pan Pacific Masters Games experience from 01 – 10 November 2024.
Victorian Calisthenics exponent Sonia Chapple is headed to her first Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast (4-13 November 2022) thankful she’s not the founding member of a very exclusive club. “I had a liver transplant 10 years ago, a pancreas transplant six and a half years ago and there was talk at one stage that I might need a kidney transplant,” Sonia said.
Queensland’s Damon Kendrick (63) is a former springboard diving champion, a one-time trapeze artist and these days a competitive swimmer. He’s also been a poster boy for blood donation for the past half century after having his right leg below the knee surgically amputated following a shark attack just south of Durban, South Africa in the summer of 1974.
Gold Coast cycling identity Sara Carrigan says she is excited about the return of Road Cycling to the Pan Pacific Masters Games (4-13 November) sport program in 2022 after an eight-year hiatus.
The instantly recognisable Gold Coast dance school owner Mark Wilson is evangelical in his devotion to his craft.
Indeed, the original Dancing with the Stars judge and five-time Australian Dancesport champion enthuses when he says “dancing is the answer” for those seeking a lift to their fitness, confidence, self-esteem, and general wellbeing.
After her glittering state and national level junior athletics career was cut short by recurrent knee injuries at age 14, and a plunge into swimming cruelled at the ripe old age of 18, Mellisa Hanson discovered a love of gymnastics after taking her children to WAG and MAG classes in Dubbo.
33 ARIA Awards, 16 top-ten albums and four of Australia’s most celebrated musicians—all brought together for one electrifying rock and roll experience. The Australian Rock Collective share a passion for rock and roll that spans decades. Featuring members of legendary Australian bands Spiderbait, Jet, Powderfinger, You Am I and The Wrights, the group’s members remain key players in one of Australia’s most lauded musical dynasties.
Even in the midst of a global pandemic, there’s no stopping Geelong-based Westcoast Calisthenics Club from giving it their all in preparation for the Pan Pacific Masters Games to be held on the Gold Coast on 6-15 November
A record opening three days of entries for the Pan Pacific Masters Games has been attained with 1,500 participants signing up since registrations went online at 9am on Wednesday.