Local athletes launch latest fitness device

A COUPLE of Gold Coast athletes will put training on hold today to get a look at the latest fitness craze.

Surf ski and canoeing champion, Julian Norton-Smith and Mermaid Surf Life Saving Club athlete, Alex Mackenzie-Templar will be at Telstra’s Pacific Fair store for the launch of the ‘Ultimate Lifestyle Device’.

The Samsung GALAXY S5 smartphone, wearable fitness band and smart watch accessories brings new meaning to the phrase “phoning it in”.


Telstra will also release its inaugural Wearable Tech Index, giving insights into how smartphones and wearable technology are set to shape the health and fitness of Gold Coast locals.