Carly Findlay: Not Letting A Rare Skin Condition Stop Her

Carly Findlay

Carly Findlay: Her Childhood Carly Findlay was born in Walla Walla, New South Wales, Australia, in 1982 with a rare genetic skin condition called ichthyosis. Ichthyosis is a chronic condition that can affect various parts of the body, including the face, scalp, arms, legs, and torso. The severity of the condition can vary widely, from … Read more

Sarah ‘Fanny’ Durack: Australia Didn’t Want To Send Her to the Olympics. So She Raised Her Own Funds and Won the Gold Medal

Fanny Durack: Who Was She? Fanny Durack was an Australian swimmer and the first female to win an Olympic gold medal for Australia. She won the 100 meters freestyle event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, setting a new world record in the process. In addition to her Olympic success, Durack won two silver medals in … Read more