Sport Identities

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Bianca was one of the youngest players ever to have debuted for the Australian Diamonds at the age of only 18. She made a name for herself on the court as one of the toughest defenders in the country and was soon recognised as one of the most respected leaders in women's sport. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Bianca is passionate about sharing all the valuable experiences and lessons she has learnt through being an elite athlete for the past 17 years, whether that be through netball coaching, speaking engagements, running leadership workshops, or media commitments.
  • Netball Victoria 'Legend of the Game'
  • Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist 2014
  • Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist 2006
  • World Championship Gold Medal 2007
  • Chemist Warehouse
  • Melbourne Renegades
  • Victoria University Sport
  • Ringwood Mazda

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event host and MC

Paul was the Founder of The National Snowsurfing Championships in 1982, now known as the US Open Snowboarding Championships. He was one of the original surfers of the mountain, and was the 1979 National Snurfing Freestyle Champion. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. He spearheaded Snowboarding’s growth and expansion throughout North America, Europe and Japan in the early years, opening doors for Burton, Sims and other pioneers to sell their products.

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Grant Hyde, a Bookmakers son, started work as a clerk for his father until he was graded with the NRL’s Eastern Suburbs Roosters (Sydney Roosters) in 1989 as a defensive second-row/hooker. His professional Rugby League career ended in 1992 with the death of his father and a serious career beckoned. Over the following years Grant worked as a Taxi Driver, Hotel Manager, Gym Instructor, Building Project Manager & Real Estate Agent. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Throughout these years he maintained his strong affection for Rugby League as a Captain/Coach to various “A” grade teams in the South-Sydney Competition where he came into contact with many Polynesian team mates.
  • Sydney Roosters (NRL)
  • Maroubra Lions Rugby League

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award winner

Recently retired, Braith Anasta has had one hell of a Rugby League career, with 10 Origins, 4 Tests, one premiership and 288 NRL appearances. 2002 saw Braith make his State of Origin debut (NSW), where he scored 10 tries. This stellar sporting performance led to him being the youngest ever man to captain the Bulldogs. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Anasta was a vital player in the Bulldogs winning the 2004 NRL Premiership. He played 26 matches and scored 8 tries. After playing 110 first grade matches for the Bulldogs (scoring 50 tries, kicking 2 goals and 10 field goals), Braith signed a 3 year deal with the Sydney Roosters in 2006.
  • Dally M Captain of the Year 2010
  • Canterbury Bulldogs
  • Sydney Roosters
  • Wests Tigers
  • NRL
  • Fox Sports

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"An extraordinary mental and physical effort - something very, very special" is how Sir Peter Blake described Rob Hamill and the late Phil Stubbs' incredible achievement in winning the inaugural Atlantic Rowing Race. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Marathon rowing champion Rob Hamill has been a New Zealand International rowing representative for 16 years. Rob’s numerous rowing achievements include World Championship silver, Commonwealth gold and a world record on the indoor rowing machine.

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After an illustrious career with the Hawthorn football club where he played in five premiership sides and represented his state on nine occasions, Dermott has forged a successful career as a television presenter, football commentator, newspaper columnist, and radio host. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. In 2007, Dermott joined the cast of the award winning Channel Nine prime-time travel show Getaway, marking his transition from AFL sports personality to national prime-time lifestyle host.
  • Foxtel
  • Fox Footy
  • Nine Network
  • Network Seven
  • The Today Show (TV Program)
  • Postcards (TV Program)
  • Getaway (TV Program)
  • Triple M (Radio)
  • AFL
  • Hawthorn Football Club
  • Sydney Swans
  • Collingwood Football Club

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NSWs first full-time Origin coach Ricky Stuart was one of rugby leagues finest on field performers during a star-studded career that saw him scale the dizzy heights of the game. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Ricky Stuarts trophy cabinet groans from the weight of numerous awards.

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Author, 5th Dan taekwondo instructor and Logie nominated television personality – Tiffiny Hall has many titles tucked under her black belt. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Tiffiny Hall is currently a trainer on Network Ten’s The Biggest Loser Families. Her new health and exercise book from Hardie Grant is ‘You Beauty!; – a manual for creating a better you every single day.
  • The Biggest Loser Australia (TV Program)
  • The Biggest Loser Australia: Families (TV Program)
  • Gladiators (TV Program)
  • The Circle (TV Program)

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One of the most recognisable faces in Australian Golf, Brett Ogle has continued upon his success as a professional golfer during the 80s and 90s, and has now climbed to heights as a highly recognised and respected media personality. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Born in Paddington, Sydney, Ogle was adopted at 6 weeks of age and grew up in the country town of Goulburn. A multi- talented sportsperson in his younger years, Brett played hockey, rugby, rugby league and was a State Champion at both table tennis and athletics.
  • Fox Sports
  • PGA Tour
  • European Tour
  • PGA Tour of Australasia
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Australia
  • Variety The Childrens Charity