Monthly Archives: January 2014

John in form before Olympics

Skeleton slider John Farrow put in one of his best performances in his final lead-up to the Winter Olympics. Competing in the World Cup event in Konigssee, Germany, John, won does his sprint training with the Ron Bendall squad, finished … Continue reading

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Lia Queen of Country

won two gold and two silver medals at the NSW Country Championships on the long weekend. The Tamworth athlete, who trains with the Ron Bendall squad via correspondence, won the 16 years 200m and 400m and was second in the … Continue reading

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The Ice Man Cometh – John Farrow, Winter Olympian

John Farrow has been selected to represent Australia in the skeleton at the Winter Olympics in Russia next month. For Farrow, who does his sprint training with the Ron Bendall squad, competing at the Sochi Games has meant overcoming a … Continue reading

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Farrow on verge of Olympic selection

Skeleton racer┬áJohn Farrow will have a nailbiting couple of days before he is confirmed in the Australian team for next month’s Winter Olympics. Farrow, who does his sprint training with the Ron Bendall squad, needed a strong result in the … Continue reading

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Baskin’s big night out

Robbie Baskin enjoyed a big night out at the Hunter Track Classic on Saturday. The Ron Bendall squad member took out the men’s 100m B race and anchored his club UTS Norths’ winning 4x100m relay team. Joining him in the … Continue reading

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Liz is looking good

Liz Clay continued her impressive form over the 100m hurdles in Brisbane on Saturday. Competing ┬áby invitation in the Queensland Club Championships, Liz won from Ron Bendall squad training partner Katrina Hunt who almost fell at the last hurdle. Katrina … Continue reading

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Nick, Kate on record pace

Nick Walker and Kate Hobbs won their divisions of the Manly Trail race on Sunday – with both setting race records. Nick won the open men’s 7km race around Manly Dam in record time of 37m22.1s, winning by more than … Continue reading

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Farrow the Arrow

Australian skeleton athlete John Farrow produced his best result yet on the World Cup circuit finishing in 12th place in St Moritz today. The 31-year-old, who does his sprint training with the Ron Bendall squad, finished in a time of … Continue reading

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Heptathlon pb for Jo

Jo Biddle set a points pb competing in the under 16 years girls heptathlon at the Queensland Championships on the weekend. Jo won the long jump and was second in the javelin and shot put for a fourth place finish … Continue reading

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Bella, Matt too good over 100m

Bella O’Grady and Matt Wood were convincing winners in the under 20 years 100m on the first day of the NSW Athletics Club Championships at SOPAC on Saturday. Bella won the women’s event in fine style while Matt came with … Continue reading

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