Month: May 2022

Man, 72, survives cardiac arrest on remote Central Australian hike

A 72-year-old man has survived cardiac arrest on a bush hike in Central Australia on Thursday thanks to his tour guide bringing a defibrillator along the walk. Key points: Ormiston Gorge is one of the most popular walks in the Red Center The man’s tour group administered first aid in the gorge He is recovering …

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Sailing can be a ‘technical sport,’ but it can also be ‘invigorating’

Renee Smith overlooks a yacht tucked towards the back of a Sydney marina and confesses to having had “a bit of a sporting hole in my life”. That is, until the scientist, 31, discovered sailing two years ago. “I just remember going out, they put up the sails, turned off the engine, then I felt …

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Sport climbing becomes newest Olympic sport, Aussie teen Oceana Mackenzie set to compete

Most Melburnians had to make some compromises to their workout routines during the long, dark lockdown of 2020. For Oceana Mackenzie, the answer to her problems was an unusual one: building an indoor climbing wall in the garage with the help of her dad. “During the COVID [lockdown]I was doing two or three [training] sessions …

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Being a quadruple amputee interrupted my exercise routine. Then I tried rockclimbing

Up until the age of 39, I was physically capable of doing any activity or sport I wanted; playing tennis, weekly aerobics, even hiking for three days while carrying a 17-kilogram backpack. What I got up to was purely my own choice and nothing else. Now things are quite the opposite. You see, I have …

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Creators of Willow Bay Australia launch new business, Re-Active Sport • Glam Adelaide

Shari Tweet Shari Shari E-mail Founders of South Australian accessories brand Willow Bay Australia, Hayley Norman and Tammy Bishop have done it again, announcing a brand new business, Re-Active Sport. Willow Bay Australia is the official handbag partner for Miss Universe Australia and was also the official partner for the 2021 Miss Universe Japan. The …

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Canon EOS R7 is the first camera that’s made me seriously consider mirrorless

I haven’t got my hands on the newly announced Canon EOS R7 yet, but I’m already convinced I need it in my life. I’ve been a Canon girl pretty much from the start of my photography journey, going from the Canon EOS 600D to learn some basic skills, then the EOS 7D Mark II, followed …

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How to tell if you’re addicted to sports bet apps

Bored at home during Melbourne’s long lockdown in 2020, Tom * got into sports betting. “There was sport on every weekend, which gave us something to watch,” the 26-year-old construction worker says. “But you couldn’t watch it with people, couldn’t go to the matches or anything like that. So. [betting] was an outlet to feel …

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Willunga Basin Trail now open • Glam Adelaide

Shari Tweet Shari Shari E-mail The Willunga Basin Trail, a 130-kilometer volunteer-built bush walking trail, is now open for the community to enjoy. The three-year building project was officially completed earlier this month by volunteer-based Willunga Basin Trail Inc, an incorporated body that partnered with City of Onkaparinga to create a sustainable and world-class walking …

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