Inquiry: Find a short media story that interests you. Reflect on the way it is written.

Australia’s oldest Olympian, Forbes Carlile has passed away. He was the only person to coach an olympic team then go on to compete in later years.

The lead sentence: 

Australia’s oldest Olympian, Forbes Carlile, has died aged 95 after a short battle with illness.

The 5 Ws and H of the lead sentence are:
Who – Forbes Carlile
What – Passed away
When – Recently
Where – Australia
Why – Due to illness
How – Due to illness

With the upcoming Olympics I found it interesting that the oldest Australian Olympian/Coach has passed away.

Legendary Australian Olympic swim coach Forbes Carlile dies aged 95

 

References 

9 News.com 2016, ‘Legendary Australian Olympic swim coach Forbes Carlile dies aged 95’, 9News, 02 August, viewed 02 August 2016, http://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/legendary-australian-olympic-swim-coach-forbes-carlile-dies-aged-95/ar-BBv85ol

 

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