Sometimes it's not as easy as it looks..
There's a fair bit goes into winning an Australian Masters' Championship, as anyone who's ever won one will tell you. For a start it's handy if you've got a bit of talent. Then, unless you are hugely gifted, a bit of training (or maybe a truckload) can be a help.
And then there are a few other matters like time, expense, self-discipline and maybe even diet, all sorts of things! But there's even a bit more to it than that, as two of Australia's top Masters' athletes will testify after the recent Nationals in Canberra. The two, Australia's best male masters walker, Andrew Jamieson, and star hurdler Mick Stevenson, are both reigning world champions, having won their titles at the 2011 World Championships in Sacramento, USA.
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