Lucas Browne: Blunt-Force Trauma

Posted in Boxing, fighting, MMA with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 20, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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Fightlive Magazine, August/September 2016

Lucas Browne is one of the biggest names in Australian combat sports. He recently contested the WBA world heavyweight boxing title in Chechnya, successfully wresting it from its long-time Chechen incumbent, Ruslan Chagayev. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on November 13, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Nat had a scarf in the back seat of the car. Before they set off, she wrapped it around her neck, tucking the tails into her jacket before zipping it up. She walked past the car and down the stairs that led to the sand. Pat followed. Continue reading

Goodlife – the WORST gym in the World

Posted in Fitness, Goodlife, Journalism with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 6, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Front Page of The Age Newspaper, Saturday October 29

Ardent Leisure are the parent company of both Dreamworld and Goodlife Gyms. I parted company with them in 2016 in no small part because of their refusal to properly maintain their facilities. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on October 15, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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The drove out to Frankston, not far from the club Pat had worked at a few weeks prior. She parked in one of the small bays set into the scrub that created a natural divider between the sand and the road.

“Do you want to go in here and eat?” asked Nat, pointing up at the restaurant perched above the sailing club. It was built from panels of glass that glinted in the sun. The rails and fixtures, however, were a muted steel grey that refused to reflect the light. Continue reading

Chris Bradford

Posted in Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Muay Thai with tags , , , , , , on October 5, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Chris Bradford is headlining the fourth instalment of the Prestige Fight Series on October 15. He takes a turn around the Theme Park to talk injury, retirement and the ongoing thrill of the chase. Continue reading

Theme Park At Its Darkest – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on October 2, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Natalie pulled up to the corner of ACDC and Flinders Lane in a grey Mitsubishi hatch. Pat opened the passenger door. It weighed a fraction of what the long, heavy coupe doors of the Valiant did. When he pulled it to, it slammed. Hard. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on September 18, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Now, the future stretched on ahead interminably. He felt like an untethered astronaut drifting through a void toward nothing other than eventual expiry. The thought was so potent it became a sensation that burned in his stomach and lodged in his throat. He tried to swallow it down. Continue reading

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