About Michael Blucher

Michael Blucher – Corporate refugee, athlete mentor, family man, promulgator of commonsense.

For the past 25 years, he has worked in and around professional sport, first as a member of the media, then as a sports marketer. More recently, there was eight years as a corporate executive, responsible for $6 million in sports sponsorship, which showcased athletes in another different light.

He saw an opportunity, so in 2004 he established his own business, (The Third Half).  In between shouldering other responsibilities, The Third Half assists high profile sports people survive and thrive in the public spotlight.

His motivation for undertaking this project is to provide sports obsessed Australia with a better understanding of the true lifestyle and in depth challenges faced by our sporting elite.

Bubble Boys is Michael Blucher’s second book. In 1995, he launched Perfect Union, the joint biography of Rugby stars Tim Horan and Jason Little.

Michael lives in Brisbane with his wife and three children.

“I’d like you to enjoy my jottings, but it’s in no way compulsory.”