The strong arm of the law who really knows how to train

Helensvale man mountain Grant Edwards is about to shoulder a heavy workload at the 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games.

But it’s not like the 49-year-old high-ranking Australian law enforcement officer will be daunted by a weighty schedule that will see him compete in shotput, discus, weight throw, hammer throw and “the dreaded javelin.”

Dunrooten United out to add to their shiny Pan Pacs legacy

It’s hard to miss the omnipresent players of Dunrooten United.

With five men’s football teams of the soccer variety entered in the 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games, the lads are all over Nerang Soccer Club grounds and having the ultimate boys’ trip to the Gold Coast.

Garry set for tough Pan Pacs campaign after overcoming a dislike of running and plenty more

Tallai’s Garry Rogers was a one-time world championships mountain bike competitor who never really liked running, which is curious given the amazing events that have conspired to shape his life over the past five and a half years.

Cricket spiced with international and interstate flavour

Cricket teams have ventured from further afield than ever before to battle for gold at the Pan Pacific Masters Games.

Dream beach volleyball duo back for tilt at more Pan Pacs gold

When best friends Nic Arena, 57, and Goran Duspara, 59, aren’t drinking a cold beer together they’re winning gold medals in beach volleyball at the Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast.

Len stands tall during the development of basketball in Australia

Former Australian Boomer and 1979 Newcastle Falcons foundation player Len Solman, 66, has seen the development of professional basketball in Australia from a lofty vantage point.

Adelaide grandma bowls over obstacles with blind bowling team

Marie Ryan is advocating for the vision impaired community while bowling over the opposition on the tenpin lanes at the 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games.

Kings out to rule table tennis competition

Brisbane father and son Trevor King, 72, and Andrew King, 44, are competing in this year’s Pan Pacific Masters Games for the first time.

Gary shows his band of merry men how it’s done

A real-life Errol Flynn was born on the 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games field archery range this weekend when Wellington Point’s Gary Ward (62) spectacularly split an opponent’s arrow from 23 metres.

2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games officially opened

City of Gold Coast Deputy Mayor Cr Donna Gates officially opened the 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games last night after a 6,000 strong audience counted him in at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.