Feb 24, 2019
When former Coolangatta Gold winner and Ironwoman, Hayley Bateup first started competing she didn't even tell her parents. She excelled in the water and then as Gladiator, Nitro on the hit TV series. Now as a passionate fire-fighter, Hayley's fitness and career have always been a simple, straight forward focus. Sadly, it hasn't been the same for her personal life. As a gay woman, Hayley shares what it was like for her and her partner as they rode the emotional wave while Australia voted on their future.