If you were to compile and compare a list of great Australian sporting families, the Blicavs name would surely be among the finalists.
Parents Karen and Andris represented Australia in basketball, while children Sara, Mark and Kris have forged their own successful athletic careers. But even by their own lofty standards, the next two weeks are going to create a conundrum for the proud parents.
Sara is set to suit up for the Opals at the FIBA Women’s World cup, Mark will lineup for Geelong in the AFL Grand Final, while Kris will be jetting across the world to Cairo for the 3×3 streetball world finals.
While travelling to Egypt was an unlikely proposition, the decision between Sydney and Melbourne has not come easy for their proud mum.
“It’s amazing actually. It’s hard to be everywhere, Sara wants me to come up for the whole tournament, but I don’t want to miss the Grand Final because it’s…