Camron Slessor - 1 August 2017
(Photo by Brodie Weeding / The Advocate)
It was only a few years ago that John Clark had contemplated taking his own life.
But everything changed for the Devonport family man after seeking help and finding an outlet for his mental health in the form of a sport he now loves.
While many have been on deck to encourage others to compete at this year’s Australian Masters Games because of the event itself, Mr Clark has taken the chance to encourage people to get involved for the mental health benefits it could have... CLICK HERE to read full article.
TASSIE TIMES: 90-year-old Heather Lee broke a world record at the athletics track, two mates from Victoria started their #16AMG tennis campaign in Burnie and hockey is more than just a sport.
Two friends Alan Cooney and Paul Kirby are competing at their first Australian Masters Games in Tasmania’s North West, and hoping their bodies hold together so they can enjoy a big week of tennis.
Heather Lee has set a world record* and won gold in the women’s 3000m walk for the 90+ age group clocking 24:56:97 in Penguin at the 16th Australian Masters Games staged in Tasmania’s North West.