The problem with success as a professional athlete is that it can’t last. The body can only do it for so long before calling it quits, and fame deprivation syndrome is inevitable. But does it have to mean financial deprivation as well?
Sean Garlick had two key assets as an NRL superstar: his body and the name “Garlo”. One of those has now faded as a money-earner; the second is coming into its own.