How awesome is Sam Stosur? Not only did she kick a bit of arse on the court, and in trying conditions at that, she did it in a composed manner that did our country proud. The accomplishments of female athletes often get overlooked in favour of media coverage of brawling NRL players and the like, so Sam is a brilliant breath of fresh air. Within 48 hours of winning the US Open on September 11, she happily talked to body+soul, and we’re proud to bring you the story of one of the best role models of the year.
Read it on page 12. Elsewhere, we challenged an intrepid reporter to live the life of Megan Gale for six weeks. Find out how she did – and what you can learn from it – on page 4.
Have a fantastic week.