Entries by MelGT

From Coach MelGT

Thanks to all the great kids who have joined in the Explosive Speed Holiday Clinics in April, July and September this year. Some 300 kids have gone through our sessions and it is so satisfying to see the kids having fun and working on their technique. Hope to see you all again next year!! We […]

Usain on WWOS

Great fun on WWOS racing Usain through an obstacle course in the Channel 9 car park – who would’ve thought!! Such a friendly, fun guy who is just an amazing ambassador for the sport of track and field. May he run for many more years to come!!     All smiles….The Gainsford-Taylor girls and Usain […]

Dally M Awards Night

Had a fantastic night at the Dally M Awards last night. Great to see two of the best share the medal in Jarryd Hayne and Johnathan Thurston. Well done guys. A big congrats to one of our Manly boys, Jamie Lyon, for taking out ‘Captain of the Year”. So great to see our queen of […]

Interview with the Locker Room

Had a great time chatting with Darren and Michael on the Locker Room. Catch it all at: http://www.mixcloud.com/lockerroom/melinda-gainsford-taylor-3-time-olympian-world-indoor-champion-and-mum-of-2/  

Bring on the XX Commonwealth Games.

So looking forward to the upcoming Commonwealth Games on 24 July – 4 August broadcast on Network Ten. Check out this promo for the Games: http://tenplay.com.au/sport/commonwealth-games/extra/season-highlights/get-ready-for-the-commonwealth-games I’m lucky enough to be part of the commentary team and will be calling the Track and Field events alongside Peter Lonergan and David Culbert. We have our biggest […]

Whats Hot on The Living Room!

Joined Amanda, Barry, Chris and Miguel last week. A very funny segment featuring “What’s Hot, What’s Not”. Nice mermaid tail Barry…..and keep working on those bicep curls Miguel. A fun time and a good chance to have a chat about the upcoming Commonwealth Games on Network Ten.

Sydney Children’s Hospital Gold Telethon

What a wonderful opportunity to help the Sydney Children’s Hospital by taking part in their major fundraiser The Gold Telethon 2014. Had a great morning with this crew (Freddy Fittler, Ky Hurst, Libby Trickett, Jesinta Campbell, Darryl Brohman, John Steffenson and some of the amazing performers from The Voice) manning the phones and taking pledges […]

Celebrating with Kenny

Joined Ken Sutcliffe in celebrating his 35 years at the Nine Network. A good old fashion roasting at the National Maritime Museum loads of stories and lots of laughs. Have loved working with you over the years Kenny!

Specialist Coaching Sessions at the Sydney Swans Academy

Spent three days with the boys from the Sydney Swans Academy working on their explosive speed. A fantastic group of boys who were great to coach. Explosive speed is so important in the game of AFL and it was great to go through some key drills and work on technique with these up and coming AFL […]

Prevention Magazine Launch National Prevention Week

I was lucky enough to be the Fitness Ambassador for National Prevention Week. A wonderful opportunity to be involved with an initiative created by The Editor of Prevention Magazine, Jacqueline Mooney and her team. The aim is to create a real sense of positivity, demonstrate the power of prevention, and show how easy it is to live a […]