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Leyton Hewitt

The next chapter awaits for Hewitt Watching the last match of Australian tennis legend, Leyton Hewitt, at the Australian Open last night was very emotive. He is such a celebrated athlete here and the Australian Open is his ultimate home of adoring fans. As he was acknowledging the crowd and lapping up the exuberance and … Continue reading Leyton Hewitt

The Conversation: Challenges ahead for retirees

Great article from The Conversation on the psychological challenges associated with letting go from the life of a dedicated athlete. Do athletes think about this enough while they are riding the big waves of sporting excellence? Research has shown that athletes who prepare for retirement and start the thinking process early actually perform better as athletes … Continue reading The Conversation: Challenges ahead for retirees