Well this has been a challenge to write. It's no secret that: The race wasn't a full 'Ironman', with the swim course closed due to marine creatures, namely a few local sharks paying a visit to the jetty on race morning. My race didn't go anywhere near to my plan, mainly because I made lots … Continue reading #sharkbikerun – Ironman Western Australia – My Race Report
So we are 2 weeks into our season and already 2 races down. My first race was the Sunny Coast 70.3 Ironman event held at Mooloolaba, the second race was a sprint distance race held at Raby Bay (my local area) as Round 1 of the Queensland Triathlon Series. I'll try to provide a little … Continue reading 2017 Season kicks off – A Double Race Review!
So way back in 2011, I completed the Noosa 1km ocean swim as part of the triathlon week-long festival. Since then I have completed various triathlon and running events all over the big wide brown country of ours! Sunday the 23rd July 2017 saw me complete my first duathlon, since coming back into the sport! … Continue reading Greater Springfield Duathlon – Race Review
It is done, Ironman number 4, where I returned to the scene of my very first Ironman some two years earlier in Cairns. Your first time completing an ironman is always a memorable one and I hold very fond memories of Cairns 2015, banking an amazing 11:16:26 first time ironman was memorable. This year was … Continue reading Ironman Cairns 2017 – Race Review!
I am so excited by this race, I have not repeated or double up'd on any of my previous Ironman races! Cairns was my very first Ironman back in 2015 and it was an epic experience, exceeding all my goals in every way imaginable, if you want to read my race report from then it … Continue reading Ironman Cairns – Race Preview!
So its now a good couple of weeks post Ironman race, I've had a small holiday and a nice little rest period to recover. Now its time to re-focus on the next target. The art of recovering from an ironman triathlon is one that takes some real effort. You question every little niggle and tickle! … Continue reading Recovery & refocus!
That is Ironman number three complete! It was tough, it was hard, there where moments I didn't think I would finish, moments where I felt great, but in the end, like 1100 other athletes I found a way and got it done! FINISH LINE PHOTO / VIDEO So to save you some time here is … Continue reading Ironman New Zealand, Taupo – My Race Report
OK so it's taken me a couple of days to get this out, mainly because it took a lot more out of me than I ever expected it to & time has been hard to find. So, before I get into a thorough review of the day, here is my official result: Official Hell of … Continue reading Hell of the West – Race review
So tomorrow Sunday the 5th of February 2017 I am ticking off another bucket list race here in sunny (super hot) Goondiwindi! Hell of the West is a triathlon that started way back in 1989 and its reputation as the 'TOUGHEST' triathlon in Queensland has only grown since those early days. I believe I heard … Continue reading Hell of the West – Preview