• RSL supports wheelchair vehicle modifications

    Maroochy RSL have kindly donated $11 000 towards having my vehicle modified to carry an electric wheelchair so Marayke can continue her work with the charity she founded to empower athletes with disabilities  Sporting Dreams: The Marayke Jonkers Sporting Dreams fund. The motto is...
  • Media story: Back on the road to success

    http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/videos/maroochydore-rsl-paralympian-marayke-jonkers/35447/...
  • Australia Day Award 2016

      Marayke has won  the sport and recreation award from the Sunshine Coast Council for her  volunteer work founding and running Sporting Dreams: The Marayke Jonkers Sporting Dreams fund, following her illustrious sporting career “Jonkers was surprised and thrilled by the win, given the...
  • Light up your life this Christmas

    Light up your life this Christmas   What do twitter a smart phone and a Christmas tree have in common? They’re all part of the incredibly accessible and interactive Christmas lights experience offered in Sydney during December.   In the age...
  • What to do when you can’t be bothered to exercise

      It happens to the best of us, the alarm goes off in the morning we feel tired it’s nice and warm and comfortable under the doona and before we now look with missed an entire day or week of exercise...
  •  Digital motivational Quotes

    Did you see the movie “how do you know” where Reese Witherspoon is a champion softball player and has her whole bathroom mirror covered in sticky notes with motivational sayings, affirmations and goals?  Well- No longer do we need to scribble...
  • Vision boards in the digital age

    Vision boards have been all the rage in personal development for many everyone from Oprah Winfrey to our favourite movie stars attesting to their virtue and power. Once upon a time they were the domain of giant cork boards pieces of...
  • What to do when you can’t be bothered to exercise

     It happens to the best of us, the alarm goes off in the morning we feel tired it’s nice and warm and comfortable under the doona and before we now look with missed an entire day or week of exercise because...
  • The five friends you need to succeed

    The five friends you need to succeed  Have you ever heard the old saying “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn In my career as an athlete I have found this...
  • Graduation address “be a kangaroo -take no backwar

    Marayke Jonkers, delivered the 2015 graduation or commencement address at her alma mata University of the Sunshine Coast. Drawing on her experience as a triple medal winning Paralympian and entrepreneur she encouraged students to stand out and be the different, to grow,...