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Rio is a reality!

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The Olympic trials are over and I’m excited and relieved to have booked my spot on the Olympic team to compete in Rio this year. It really was a brutal few weeks in February. We had three races and you had to win two to secure your spot. With only one spot up for grabs […]

Netball pre-season training advice from Laura Geitz

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The pre-season is the time of the year that can make an athlete very nervous, it’s the moment you bid good-bye to your break and knuckle down into a solid training block before the season starts.  Our pre-season period had been pushed back a little this year, which meant some extra relaxation time and making […]

Rio is very real

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Rio is very real… I’ve just finished up a two-week training camp in Deodoro on the course built for the Olympic Games next year. It has been so exciting to discover this part of the world and to train at this venue. I left Sydney with a postcard image of Rio in my head—sipping coconuts […]

Laura Geitz – My Day on a plate

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A busy training and playing regime means that I need to show extra diligence when it comes to my diet ensuring that I am fuelling my body with the best foods. As an elite athlete I have been particularly lucky and fortunate to be surrounded by some of the best health professionals in the business […]

rebel announces sponsorship of new Australian documentary

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rebel announces sponsorship of new Australian documentary, The Will to Fly, featuring Olympic gold medallist, Lydia Lassila rebel today announced its official sponsorship of upcoming documentary, The Will to Fly, featuring the story of Australian aerial skiing champion and Olympic gold medallist, Lydia Lassila, set to premiere on 8 March 2016 at the Rivoli Cinema […]

Travelling as a Kayaker

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Travelling overseas with a weight limit is a challenge. Especially if you are gone for four months, you are an elite athlete, you have a kayak and kayaking gear… and you are a woman. I rock up to the airport with a 20kg bag thinking I have my necessities but would have liked more active […]

Laura Geitz: The final wrap up of the World Cup

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It is hard to believe that the Netball World Cup has been and gone! It hasn’t just been weeks or months of preparations it has been years. So if you rewind back to that gold medal match last Sunday and the moment that final whistle blew, the excitement, elation and relief is the expression that […]