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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

Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Combat Sports and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Posted in chronic traumatic encephalopathy, fighting, Journalism with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 31, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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FightLive Magazine, June/July 2016

“Life after fighting is more scary to me than dying.”

-‘John’ Wayne Parr. Continue reading

Omari Kimweri: Fighting Fugitive

Posted in Boxing, fighting, Journalism, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 12, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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“Life is easier when I’m boxing,” says Omari Kimweri, once Tanzanian, now Australian flyweight boxer currently in-line for the WBC silver title. This is a remarkable statement, especially when you consider it in the light of what he’s had to do to stay in the game. Continue reading

Joe Schilling: All the Glory

Posted in Glory, Joe Schilling, Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, MMA, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 29, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Jan/Feb 2016

Joe ‘Stitch ‘Em Up’ Schilling is a significant figure amongst the new breed of fighters. Continue reading

Housewives on Fire: Let There Be Light, 2015

Posted in Housewives on Fire, Journalism, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle
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I may look ridiculous, but the job clearly has its advantages.

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Club Elleven was windowless and all the lighting electric. The only sunlight came in splashes through the fire door, when people went out to smoke or spray glitter on one another. Continue reading

Housewives on Fire: Let There Be Light, 2015

Posted in Housewives on Fire, Journalism, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 22, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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I remember being handed a small plastic bag which, I was told, contained a costume. Upon opening it, I discovered a jock strap, harness, head-piece, gauntlets and greaves.

The wings were to be attached just before the march. I looked at the jock strap and understood immediately that my bare-naked ass would be presented to Oxford Street in all its glory. Continue reading

Housewives on Fire: Let There Be Light, 2015

Posted in Housewives on Fire, Journalism, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 21, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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“When I first saw Olie, I thought, ‘Who the fuck is this fucking Frenchman? Continue reading

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