We’re talking ParaDance Sport success, FIFA World Cup fever, inclusive sport in QLD and head to Mexico for a Gay Games Guadalajara update
Welcome to Game On! JOY 94.9’s Home of Sport every Tuesday from 7-8pm where you’ll hear where you can get your game on! This show is all about you and how you can get your game on by showcasing where sport is safe, inclusive and welcoming for the Rainbow community. Where you can have fun and make life-long friends while you get fit and fabulous.
Darryl Davenport, Chairman at Para and Ability Dance WA , and organiser of Danceout, a same sex ballroom dancing competition in Western Australia, joins us to share an Australian first! Darryl and his ParaDance Sport partner Danielle Stitfall represented Australia at the Tokyo Para–Dance Sport International Competition – the first Australian team to ever compete in wheelchair Para Dance Sport on the world stage! And took home gold! Hear all about this incredible sport showcasing that dancing is for everyone and hos you can get involved. (Starts 1 minute in)
Cheryl Downes, Co-founder and Editor in Chief of Beyond90 joins us for a soccer recap, update and predictions! Is a yes for a win for the Green and Gold from Cheryl! Go Matildas! (Starts 8:54 minutes in)
Robert De Roos, President Team Brisbane Sports certainly deserves a medal for his tireless work over many years supporting the queer sporting scene in Brisbane! Did you know that there are multiple sporting events on every night of the week for you to enjoy? Check out the Team Brisbane Sports facebook page and website for 22 inclusive clubs you can join. (Starts 21:00 minutes in)
Have you thought about participating in the Gay Games an event considered to be the most important sports and cultural competition of diversity organised by the LGBTIQA+ community, and like the Olympic Games, held every four years? This year the Gay Games take place from November 3 to 11th and is shared for the first time by two capital cities – co-host Hong Kong and the city of Guadalajara in Mexico. Monica Sanchez, Gay Games Guadalajara, Executive Director and spokesperson joins to share the excitement in the lead up to the eleventh edition of the Gay Games – an event which will revolutionise sports and culture in Mexico in working towards creating safer spaces for the LGBTIQA+ community through sports. (Starts 32:00 minutes in)
A big thank you to all of our guests for their support of an inclusive and supportive sporting culture and mindset so that everyone can enjoy getting their game on!