Amy Harris-Willock: The long jumper & beauty queen aiming for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Amy has battled through career-threatening injuries, funded herself and even switched nationality to realise her dream and compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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****** POSTPONEMENT ****** Women Who Like Sport will be taking a break throughout August. I’m lucky enough to have a job that allows me to travel the world and with some very exciting trips coming up, there just won’t be time to continue the blog. To follow my journey across the globe reporting from some…

‘Sport saved my life.’ How powerlifting world champion Monique Newton overcame cancer + a suicide attempt

About four years ago, Monique Newton scoured the internet for obscure sports. She needed something to focus her energy on; something to take her away from the challenges in her life. At 18, Monique had already recovered from cancer, overcome homelessness and battled through depression and a suicide attempt. Monique needed a sport that would change…