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Melbourne / Fitter, Faster, Stronger – Bold Thinking Series event

Join us on Thursday 14 March for Fitter, Faster, Stronger: Are We Overdoing Sporting Excellence? our first Bold Thinking Series event of 2019. An expert panel of medical and sports scientists, combined with some of Australia’s leading athletes come together to explore the physical and mental boundaries of human performance in sport.

Join us on the evening of Thursday 14 March as our expert panel of medical and sports scientists, combined with some of Australia’s leading athletes, explore the physical and mental boundaries of human performance.

La Trobe’s Bold Thinking Series is a public lecture series unlike any other. The series features some of our most influential academics, these events challenge the audience to broaden their minds and do as the title suggests – think boldly.

Hear from Dr Peter Brukner, former team doctor of the Australian Cricket team, along with the physio that keeps Australia’s elite ballet dancers on their toes, Dr Susan Mayes. Also in this captivating line-up is professional athlete and Paralympic gold medallist Kelly Cartwright, as well as Dr Bridie O’Donnell, the former athlete charged with encouraging more females to break sport’s glass ceiling.

The Bold Thinking panel will be moderated by journalist, presenter and self-confessed sports tragic Francis Leach.

Find out more about the Bold Thinking Series or listen to past events on our Clever Conversations podcasts.

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