Pete’s bicycle feat

Pete’s bicycle feat

Clocking up 100,000km on your bicycle is an almost unheard-of feat. Not so for QSuper Cardiac Challenge instigator Pete McNally who has just achieved that feat in just over six years on his Specialised S Works MTB. “People say to me that I must be due a new bike, but...

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...

New lease on life

Paul Durdin’s own near death experience has truly given him a new appreciation for life. The Cairns-based disability support worker became unwell with a mosquito-borne illness several years ago and underwent a battery of tests, at which time it was found the right...