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July 11, 2017
You probably know the New Zealand All Blacks – one of greatest and most successful of all sporting team identities – for their impressive on-pitch skills, or their practice of performing the traditional war cry, the haka, before each rugby match. The team of bulky, imposing men stamping their feet and slapping their arms is one that …….Read more

NRL’S SIONE FAUMUINA ON PREPARING FOR TRANSITION

   
June 15, 2017
Athlete Voices: Sione Faumuina (NRL) It has been seven years since my professional rugby league career ended and I must say, I am only now starting to realise what it is I actually want to do. However, I still miss some of the perks that came with being a pro athlete in the NRL. No …..Read more

WHO AM I IF I DO NOT SWIM ANYMORE?

   
May 25, 2017
Anonymous: Who am I if I do not swim anymore? “I will never retire – I will just keep doing Masters”. So I blindly said in my early 30s, when zipping seamlessly between open age and masters competitions was a breeze. Now in my mid 40s, those open age races are near impossible and suddenly ….Read more

BRETT HORSNELL CASE

  

May 5, 2017
Brett Horsnell case: Beginning of an avalanche? It has finally happened. An athlete taking a club or federation to court for lack of care post transition. In Australia, Brett Horsnell is taking his NRL club Parramatta Eels to court. It is a landmark case. Thousands of former athletes will read about it and wonder if….Read more

SOCIAL MEDIA V’S ATHLETES


April 11, 2017
Social Media and Athletes: damned if you do, damned if you don’t? Whether we like it or not, social media is here to stay. The athletes of today are dealing with a very different world to those of twenty years ago. The pressure to put their best foot forward on social media for the “benefit”….Read more

SUMMIT MUSINGS – RICK COTGREAVE

March 6, 2017
Our opening speaker, Rick Cotgreave shares his thoughts after last week’s Summit What a privilege to be involved in the CTL summit, a landmark event in Sydney – the chance to be with such a wide variety of athletes willing to share their stories with such honesty. Listening to athletes talk about the truth of…. Read more

PROTECTED: SUMMIT LIVE STREAM

 
February 24, 2017
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DAN VICKERMAN RIP

February 19, 2017
We are immensely saddened to learn of the passing of Dan Vickerman. Our sympathies go out to his family and friends…. Read more

SUMMIT PRESS RELEASE

February 17, 2017
20 TOP ATHLETES CAN’T BE WRONG Have you ever wondered what happens to the thousands of athletes who retire in their chosen sport and don’t get a job in the commentary box? Many of them struggle through the early part of ‘life after sport’, because they are lost. They have nowhere to be at a…. Read more

FEATURE: EMOTIONAL RECOVERY AFTER INJURY

February 3, 2017
Depression After Injury: The Road to Emotional Recovery for Athletes The following article was published on TheFix.com . The Fix has been one of our featured resources on Crossing the Line since we started. This article focuses on the challenges many athletes face when sidelined through injury. Athletes may face anxiety, depression, eating disorders or substance abuse …Read more

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