Camron Slessor - 1 August 2017
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It was only a few years ago that John Clark had contemplated taking his own life.
But everything changed for the Devonport family man after seeking help and finding an outlet for his mental health in the form of a sport he now loves.
While many have been on deck to encourage others to compete at this year’s Australian Masters Games because of the event itself, Mr Clark has taken the chance to encourage people to get involved for the mental health benefits it could have... CLICK HERE to read full article.
More than 10,000 athletes and spectators will come together in Adelaide in 2019 for the 17th Australian Masters Games.
Tasmania’s North West has put on a show during eight days of memorable Australian Masters Games action, according to Games general manager Scott Wade.
It is impressive for anyone to take up a sport in their later years and compete as a Masters athlete, but starting out as a gymnast at the age of 60 is a remarkable achievement by Alexander Beernink.