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.
25 members of the Shanghai Swimstars Sports Club are on the Gold Coast participating in the Pan Pacific Masters Games swimming competition at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and the ocean swim at Mermaid Beach.
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.”
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.
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 teams have ventured from further afield than ever before to battle for gold at the Pan Pacific Masters Games.
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.