first_imgMountain climber Ross Miller in action.RESPECTED Brisbane mountain climber Annette Miller sold her family home at auction on Saturday, nine years after losing her husband in a mountain climbing tragedy at Mt Lindesay on the Queensland/New South Wales border.25 Tamarang Street, Tarragindi.Mrs Miller was the first woman to climb Mt Tinbeerwah near Noosa on the Sunshine Coast and her husband Ross Miller was a professional rock climber with more than 20 years’ experience.Annette Miller at the auction of her Tarragindi home of 25 years.“Mountain climbing is about being out in nature, you forget everything except that square metre of rock in front of you and above you and it’s the challenge of whether you can ‘work the rock’,” Mrs Miller said.“And to do it with someone, like a soulmate or even a good friend, it’s an amazing experience because you’re both dependent on each other and your life is quite literally in the other person’s hands, there’s a lot of trust involved.”25 Tamarang Street, Tarragindi is also 46 O’Neil Street, Moorooka as it has a two-street frontage and is positioned at the boundary of two suburbs.Their four-bedroom, architect-designed home at 25 Tamarang Street, Tarragindi is on a 45 degree slope next to Toohey Forest Park and is packed with memories from a lifetime of hiking and climbing together.“It’s taken me a long time to get to this point where I felt I could let go of the house,” Mrs Miller said. “Ross and I pretty much had our whole relationship here … he did all the gardening and he also built the rock climbing wall downstairs,” she said.Great views from the deck.Place Graceville agent Karen Simons took the 1980s-built, three-level home to auction with two active bidders but a vendor bid of $850,000 was needed to break the ice.Architect Leon Burton raised the bid to $900,000 and after a short volley of bids the house sold to Mr Burton for $1.075m.“There’s not that classic street appeal but internally, it’s like a chalet,” Mr Burton said of the 1499sq m property.Built like a Swiss Chalet.“We’re not quite as adventurous as (Ross Miller) was but we are very active and we love bushwalking and we did notice the rock climbing wall. We might set that up.”More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours agoParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus8 hours agoMrs Miller has continued hiking and will travel to the Scenic Rim on the school holidays to be the Girraween National Park camp host.“You meet and greet campers and give them advice on where to go through the national parks,” she said.Annette and Ross met in 1990 while on a three day hike near Cunningham’s Gap in 1990.Their outdoor interests expanded to include cycling, skiing, rogaining, mountaineering and rock climbing.Their honeymoon in 1996 was a 20-day bushwalk in the spectacular West McDonnell Ranges in the Northern Territory, including the world-famous Larapinta Trail.The Larapinta Trail in Central Australia.FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOKlast_img read more

first_imgTencent is joining the likes of the Overwatch League and the LCS with its own franchised league, King Pro League, for the popular mobile MOBA game Honor of Kings.The franchising of the league means it will comprise of city-based teams, with twelve teams already competing in the Spring Split. This is divided into two divisions, Eastern and Western, in the cities of Shanghai and Chengdu respectively.The prize pool for the Spring Split, which started less than a week ago on March 21st, is 12,000,000 Yuan (£1,352,280). The tournament is organized predominantly by Versus Programming Network (VSPN) with assistance from China’s LPL (LoL Pro League).There’s no word as of yet as to which cities Tencent will be adding to the league, nor whether it’ll be more of a buy-in process such as the Overwatch League is. The Esports Observer cites a source which claims “this first year will be seen as an experiment for Tencent’s long-term plans, which includes increasing the city list to eight through 2019, and holding an international competition in Beijing this July.”The 2018 season of the King Pro League is sponsored by Vivo, a Chinese smartphone company, as well as McDonald’s and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. The team’s currently taking part in the King Pro League are as follows: X-QUEST, AG Super Play, Black Ananas, Edward Gaming.Mobile, eStarPro, GK Gaming, Hero, JC Gaming, QGhappy, Royal Never Give up, WeFun.D, and YTG Gaming.Esports Insider says: Franchised leagues such as the Overwatch League are still early in their inception, but so far they’re proving to be a success with big bucks committed, so it makes sense that Tencent would want to try this out for a popular game such as Honor of Kings.last_img read more