A couple of weeks ago we got the chance to catch up with The Wild Swimming Brothers, Jack, Calum & Robbie to chat about their most recent challenge, ‘Into the Maelstrom’. The ‘Into the Maelstrom’ challenge is a world first attempt to swim across the two biggest and most powerful whirlpools…

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Luke Tyburski lived his dream as a professional soccer player before injury cut that dream cruelly short, a twist of fate that sent him spiralling into clinical depression. Luke then discovered his salvation and a road back to strength and sanity via the world of extreme endurance challenges. The…

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In 2015, blind ultra runner Jason Romero decided to take on a challenge called the Puerto Rico 150+ or as he calls it, ‘The monster of the Caribbean’. This brutal challenge takes runners 183 miles from the easternmost to the westernmost point of the island and has to be…

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Running for charity is one of the most popular fundraising methods around. But for our latest #TrueChallengers series post, we are not talking about 5km or 10km fun runs. We are talking 25+ endurance marathons/ triathlons. A big challenge for 2016. That’s exactly what two local Gold Coast boys,…

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In our latest #TrueChallenger’s blog piece, we take a look at accomplished swimmer Lisa Williams. Lisa would probably describe herself as an average person who is trying to manage a healthy work/life balance except that her list of achievements begs to differ. Lisa is an accomplished long distance swimmer,…

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