Olympic Gold Medallist Kerri Pottharst & Cuppa of Life Founder Luke Cook are going LIVE to bring the athletes to your living room during the Games That Would’ve Been.


 Filling the void of the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games Kerri will host 2 Australian Sporting Legends EVERY night from the 24th July - 9th August. The athletes will 'unwrap' some incredible stories from their journey's and from behind the scenes of the Games! - Check out the epic line up below!

The Olympic Games has been postponed for the first time since World War II but Kerri and the athletes aren’t letting what would have been, be lost altogether. The likes of Ian Thorpe, Kurt Fearnley, Dawn Fraser, Louise Sauvage, Steve Hooker, Anna Meares and Andrew Gaze among many others will share stories from their Olympic experiences in a live and interactive web series initiated by Pottharst.


‘The Athlete Story’ is a collaboration between the Gold Medal Beach Volleyball player and virtual café, Cuppa of Life, which was established during COVID to bring people together and be inspired by conversation.  The series will aim to keep the Olympic and Paralympic flame alive while raising money for community sport and the Australian Sports Foundation.


Every evening at 7.30pm during what would have been the Summer Games (July 24 – August 9) the Olympians will speak live in the virtual café, FREE for anyone to attend from the comfort of their own home. Attendees will be able to ask questions to their favourite athletes and hear their inspirational stories. With the world still in COVID crisis, we need new ways of experiencing the Olympic spirit, and The Athlete Story is a great place to start.

"We are so excited to be bringing this virtual event to lounge rooms all around the country and in the process supporting the Australian Sports Foundation to rebuild community sports programs, which have unfortunately been hit pretty hard during this pandemic."

About Cuppa of Life Cafe

Cuppa of Life Cafe is a virtual cafe that runs daily Monday to Friday featuring special guests every day to deliver a dose of positivity and inspiration to their Cuppa community in order to raise awareness and fund for Mental Health Programs including Gotcha For Life. 

About THE Australian Sports FEDERATION (ASF)

The Athlete Story, Cuppa Of Life and all our amazing guests would love for you to make a donation to the Australian Sports Foundation. Many community sports clubs will find it hard to survive after COVID-19. The financial impact is devastating Australian sport—particularly community and club sports that rely on membership fees and local sponsorships to keep the lights on. The Australian Sports Foundation’s role is to raise money for sport, and we are launching a national campaign to help community clubs and organisations access funds to recover, but to do this we need your help.

Step 1: Register & donate below

Step 2: Create a daily reoccurring calendar invite for 7.30 pm AEST

Step 3: Keep your unique webinar link handy so you can interact in the sessions

Step 4: Get your mates to watch the series with you

... rEADY, SET, GO! 


24 JULY 2020
Johanna Griggs & Louise Sauvage
Swimming | Paralympics Racing
25 July 2020
Lauren Burns & Sara Carrigan
Taekwondo | Cycling
26 July 2020
Dawn Fraser & Ian Thorpe
27 JULY 2020
Layne Beachley & Andrew Graze
Surfing | Basketball
28 JULY 2020
Duncan Armstrong & Emma Snowsill
Swimming | Triathlon
29 JULY 2020
Nick Green & Steph Rice
Rowing | Swimming
30 JULY 2020
Suzy Balogh & James Tomkins
Shooting | Rowing
31 JULY 2020
Kim Brennan nee Crow & David Hall
Rowing | Tennis
1 AUGUST 2020
Sharni Williams & Ellia Green
Women's Rugby
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31 JULY 2020

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