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Amy back on track

High jumper Amy Pejkovic is ready to pursue her Olympic dream after overcoming the biggest challenge of her life - a brain tumour.

Pejkovic, 19, of Turramurra, the 2009 North Shore Times Junior Sports Star Award winner, was forced to put her athletics career on hold after being diagnosed with a benign brain tumour in February.

After successfully undergoing surgery at the Wahroonga's Sydney Adventist Hospital in May, the courageous teenager returned to training within weeks.

Read the full story at the North Shore Times