Archive for New Zealand

Adam Goodes: A Great Australian

Posted in Journalism, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 1, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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The Adam Goodes saga has touched me deeply. Continue reading

Brad Riddell: House on Fire

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 12, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Jan/Feb 2015

Brad Riddell’s first fight took place under unusual circumstances.

“I was supposed to fight a guy from Nelson [New Zealand’s southern island] but got a call from the guys from the gym the day of the weigh-in, saying he had been arrested and sent to gaol for trying to light his ex-girlfriend’s house on fire.” Continue reading

Mel Walsh

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 28, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle
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Mel at work – doing what she does

Mel Walsh recently competed at the IFMA (International Federation of Muay Thai) games in Russia, bringing home a silver medal. She talks about family and fitness as the ‘headmistress’ of one of Australia’s premier Muay Thai gyms, Urban Fight Gym. Continue reading

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