Welcome to the Wednesday wonderland that is The Examiner's mid-week sport newsletter.
Jake Birtwhistle looks on track to secure his place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and hopes another Tasmanian will be by his side.
Olympic rower-turned-triathlete Cam Wurf is making a surprise bid for the Australian team and wants to sacrifice his race to ensure Birtwhistle tops the podium.
Elsewhere, a "fearless" Tasmanian goalkeeper is the national hockey Hall of Fame's newest inductee.
80-year-old Judith Burgess, who enjoyed a 23-year career for state and country, "burst into tears" when she learned of the honour.
In other happenings, Tasmania's top para athletes are gearing up for world championship races in Dubai, a Launceston shooter is paving a path to Tokyo and the Tasmania Devils' maiden girls' squad has been named.