They are four nonagenarians who have just set a Pan Pacific Masters Games 50m freestyle relay record (5:18:54), their combined ages are 365 years and they have vowed to be back in 2020 to defend the gold medals they snared in the 360-399 division under blazing sunshine at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre on Saturday.
Papua New Guinea-born Brisbane resident Dawn English (46) was brought to tears when she learned the Gold Coast Hockey Association was arranging donations of playing equipment to PNG children.
It’s often a thankless task being a referee or an umpire.
Depending on which way their calls go, you either love them or hate them, but one thing they have in common with the athletes is that they need to be pretty darn fit and have their heads in the right space.
They call themselves ‘Sibling Rivalry’, and they are the ultimate fitness challenge duo.
Cherise Walmsley, 54, and her brother Dion, 52, are not only family, but are team mates wanting to test out their strength during the Pan Pacific Masters Games three-day fitness challenge.
Two Queenslanders were today inducted into the Pan Pacific Masters Games Tenpin Hall of Fame at a special ceremony at the Go Bowling lanes at Ashmore.
They were recognised for their sportsmanship and high level and consistent performances in Pan Pac events over many years.
A 50-year-old superwoman from Palm Beach has set herself an exhausting schedule at the 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast.
For many the sea is a place to relax beside and maybe have a surf in, but for British-born Gold Coast resident Jane Solomon, it’s a very different playground.