Travis Barnes

Press Services International

Travis Barnes lives in central Victoria with his wife and two daughters. He is a contributor for Christian Today and a sportswriter.

  • Pro-Life from the womb to the tomb

    On September 18th Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lost her battle with pancreatic cancer, aged 87. Donald Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ginsburg. These are big decisions; the job of serving on the U.S Supreme Court is a lifetime appointment.

  • Fake it til you make it

    Elizabeth Swaney isn’t afraid to dream big. In 2007 while a university student, Swaney decided to run for Governor of California.

  • Turn off the news

    I live in Victoria where every day Premier Daniel Andrews fronts a media conference to provide a COVID-19 daily update. Andrews informs the public how many cases of COVID-19 there are in Victoria, the daily increase in cases from yesterday, the number of Victorians whose lives have been taken by COVID-19 and the number of tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

  • Switching Sports

    Usain Bolt is the fastest man in history. He holds the world record in the 100 meters sprint and 8 Olympic Gold Medals from three Olympic Games. At the conclusion of his track and field career, Bolt had a dream to play professional football.

  • Life on the line

    Nik Wallenda, quite literally, puts his life on the life.

  • Come Back Kings

    February 5th 2017 was a big day in American sport; it was the NFL Super Bowl. Over 100 million viewers tuned into watch the Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots. Atlanta dominated the game early leading 21-3 at halftime.

  • Raising giants

    When my wife rings, a picture pops up on my phone. It’s of my wife holding our oldest daughter having her very first swimming lesson at 12 months of age. In the photo my wife looks happy and my daughter looks suspicious of the water.

  • Calling it quits

    Things were not going well for the Buffalo Bills, an NFL team based in New York. As the halftime siren sounded, they were trailing the Los Angeles Chargers 28-6.

  • Wake me up when 2020 is over

    Tripadvisor is a popular website to use when travelling. It provides information about the most popular attractions, restaurants, hotels and natural landmarks nearby. When my wife and I take our daughters on holidays, it’s helpful to have a list of things to do.

  • Transformed by Trouble

    Kim Brennan was a young athlete with a dream to compete in the Olympic Games. Leading up to the 2004 Olympics she was the second fastest hurdler over 400 meters in Australia. Catastrophe struck when her Olympic campaign was derailed through injury.