From humble beginnings, to being considered the fastest female hurdler in the world, Sally Pearson's honest pursuit of excellence and her refusal to allow any obstacle to stand in her way has lead her to become a world champion and hugely loved athlete. Scott Gullan is an award-winning sports writer for Melbourne's Herald Sun. He has covered athletics at the Goodwill, Commonwealth and Olympic Games. Scott is the author of Cathy: Her Own Story and Greatness about the Geelong football club. Scott lives in Geelong.