Cyclists smash records

Cyclists smash records

RECORDS were repeatedly smashed at this year’s QSuper Cardiac Challenge in what has been a difficult year for many. More than $527,000 was raised during the fundraising bike ride from Cairns to Cooktown, surpassing the previous highest amount raised by more than...

Heath’s new ‘why’

By Heath Schreiweis I am no cyclist, or even an athlete. Lately, life is pretty much a desk job with a few hours of gym each week. So when I decided to sign up for the QSuper Cardiac Challenge, I knew this would undoubtedly be one of the most physically demanding...

Collegial competition begins

Hearts and lungs will be pumping hard together in the lead-up to this year’s QSuper Cardiac Challenge in September. After four years riding with the Cardiac Maniacs, Cairns Hospital Director of Respiratory Dr Stephen Vincent has formed his own team “Lungs of Steel”...

Teens see fruits of labour

A GROUP of teenagers who took on and won the challenge of riding from Cairns to Cooktown for cardiac services, will see those very services up close today. Five teenagers, part of team Wheelie Good in the QSuper Cardiac Challenge, won the highest fundraising team in...

WE SMASHED IT!

CYCLISTS in this year’s QSuper Cardiac Challenge smashed the ball out of the park, raising more than $292,000 for cardiac services in FNQ. Hosted by the Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation, the event was able to be pulled together despite restrictions due to...