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  • Everything is possible on international women’s da

    Marayke joined over 300 women at the Hyatt Coolum where she spoke on the topic ‘everything is possible,’ along with fellow guest speaker Heather Parry who is leading the way for women in the mining industry, and emcees Kim and Fleur...
  • Fun run fundraiser

    01/03/2012 Marayke would like to thank Sunshine Coast local Julia Jones Walker who raised $300 for Sporting Dreams doing her first fun run, after being inspired by hearing Marayke speak. Julia co-ownes the local gym at Woombye and gathered sponsorship for...
  • Young students inspired at National Young Leaders Day

    5/03/2012 Over 3000 primary school students from around Queensland were inspired by Marayke’s presentation at the National Young Leaders Day event in Brisbane. Marayke joined fellow speakers Graham Quirk,  Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Beau Robinson from the QLD Reds and Tiger...
  • Art raffle raises funds for sporting Dreams

    Sporting Dreams athletes have received a boost to their training for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after round the world sailor and artist Linda Frylink Anderson donated an original artwork to be raffled for Sporting Dreams. The drawing titled Liz’s blossoms...
  • A​ustralia Day Ambassador heads to Mt Surprise

      26/01/12 ​There was no mountain but plenty of smiles when Marayke and Mum Marion headed to Mt Suprise, a 6 hour drive from Cairns. Marayke spoke at the community Australia Day ceremony, and assisted with presenting the Australia Day Awards....
  • Innaugural Grants Presented

    Marayke has awarded grants to nine Queensland athletes at the inaugural presentation ceremony for her new foundation for disabled athletes ‘Sporting Dreams’ on Saturday November 15. The awards were presented on November 15th, 2008 as part of the Sporting Wheelies & Disabled...
  • Paralympian wins fun fearless female award

    Paralympian Marayke Jonkers has been named inaugural winner of Cosmopolitan and Biore’s Fun Fearless Female Award at an intimate red carpet lunch attended by some of Australia’s most inspiring women. Delta Goodrem, Kerri-Anne Kennerley,Sophie Falkiner and Carla Zampatti were among the...
  • Paralympian named Fun Fearless Female by Cosmopolitan Ma

    Paralympian named Fun Fearless Female by Cosmopolitan Magazine  Maroochydore Paralympic Swimmer Marayke Jonkers, 25, will feature in the this months edition of Cosmopolitan magazine, after being named as one of five finalists in the inaugural  Fun Fearless Female Awards. The nation...

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