Stars unite to make Big Freeze 10 one to remember !

The secret is out! We now know our celebrity slider line-up for Big Freeze 10.  Did you miss an announcement. Don’t worry! We have your slider wrap up.  

Pat Rafter

Pat Rafter is Australian tennis royalty. Soaring to World No. 1, Pat’s impressive career includes clinching back-to-back US Open titles in 1997 and 1998, winning the Australian Open doubles in 1999 and being a was a double finalist at Wimbledon.  

Erin Phillips OAM

Renowned for her leadership on and off the field, Erin Phillips is a legend in not one, but 2 sports! She’s a two-time WNBA champion, FIBA World Champion, and three-time AFLW premiership player. Today you can see her on your screens as part of Channel 7’s AFL broadcasting team.  

Nic Naitanui 

West Coast Eagles and AFL legend, Nic Naitanui is celebrated for his high-flying marks and dominant ruckwork. During his career, Nic was included in 3 All-Australian  selections, won the John Worsfold Medal twice and took out the 2015 AFL Mark of the Year. 

James Brayshaw 

Former cricketer, James Brayshaw is one of Australia’s key sporting media personalities. He played domestic cricket for Western Australia and South Australia, winning the Sheffield Shield twice—once with each state. Today he is known for his work on Triple M’s Rush Hour as well as commentating cricket and AFL with Channel 7.  

Joel Selwood 

AFL icon, Joel Selwood is a quadruple premiership player, 6-time All-Australian and 3-time captain of the All-Austrlian team. He captained Geelong between 2012 to 2022, is the club’s games record holder and won the Carji Greeves Medal 3 times. Joel also holds the record for the longest-serving captain in the AFL.  

Sally Pearson OAM 

Known for her speed and agility, Sally Pearson is one of Australia’s most successful athletes. An Olympic champion, Sally claimed gold in the 100m hurdles at the 2012 London Olympics and silver in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She is also a two-time World Champion.  

Meg Lanning 

Meg Lanning is an Australian cricketing icon captaining the Australian Women’s cricket team to multiple world titles, including 2 Cricket World Cups and 5 T20 World Championships. Meg is celebrated for her record-breaking batting, including the most Women’s ODI centuries. 

Jack Riewoldt 

Rounding out our AFL icons taking the plunge is Jack Riewoldt. This Richmond legend has had an illustrious career with 3 premiership titles, 3 Coleman Medals, and 3 All-Australian selections. Jack is also a 12-time leading goalkicker for Richmond and a 2-time Jack Dyer Medallist.  

Mac Horton 

An Australian swimming champion, Mack Horton, is celebrated for his Olympic gold in the 400m freestyle at Rio 2016. He’s also a World Championships gold medallist, and a four-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist. Horton’s career boasts seven World Championship medals and a legacy of junior world records 

There is less than a week to go until Big Freeze 10!

The countdown is on! 

The Big Freeze is a special moment of celebration that pushes MND into the spotlight. It is our signal to the world that the fight for a cure is on! The Big Freeze is also a chance for us to find moments of fun and humour. Together, we choose to laugh in the face of the Beast as we watch our favourite Australian celebrities and sporting personalities slide into the icy pool.

So join us on June 10 at 2pm and see your favourites take the icy plunge all in the name of fighting the Beast that is MND. Then stick around for the King’s Birthday clash as Collingwood take on Melbourne.

If you can’t make it to the game, don’t worry! You can catch the whole thing live on Channel 7.