So here I am 12 months later back again at the scene of last years #sharkbikerun event! Yes I still carry the mental scars from the heat and poor decisions I made early in last years duathlon. So this year Ironman have made changes to try and increase the chances of the event going ahead … Continue reading Busselton Ironman WA 2018 – race preview!
Well its been a little while between blogs and I thought what better way to re-spark my blog than with a quick race preview! Yes this weekend I am back at it doing Ironman distance triathlon again! This will be Ironman number 6 to be precise (yes I am counting). After the struggle in Busselton, … Continue reading Ironman Australia Port Macquarie 2018 – Race Preview
Hell of the West never ceases to disappoint! 2018 was not the hottest year on record but this race never stops throwing up the challenges! This year was a little more special as I got to travel out there with some amazing friends from Switzerland. Markus raced at Goondiwindi, Hell of the West way back … Continue reading #HOTW2018 – Goondiwindi
So September was about reframing, focusing on what I get to do and appreciating that simple fact 'I get to do this'! Like my previous couple of months it was a tough month, but using the above reframing I actually banked some solid consistent training and racing. If you follow my blog you would already … Continue reading Monthly Reflect & Review – September
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!
I'm not going to sugar coat it July was a tough month. We've all had them, months that nothing seems to be right, the wheels kind of just fell off. My training was off, lacking clear direction (even though I have a very thorough race plan for the rest of 2017 & into 2018), life … Continue reading Monthly Review & Reflect – July 2017
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!
So before I launch into my plan for 2017, let's have a quick review of 2016. So according to my diary I have cycled 7915.6km, run 1266.4km and swam 146.0km, far exceeding my goals set at the start of the year! A quick couple of notes about the above stats, the green rectangles are areas … Continue reading 2016 Review…… 2017 Plan
OK, so this is a little late, but I believe better late than never. I am actually using this blog as one way to deal with the post ironman blues! It is my review, reflect & plan to keep moving forward! being in recovery phase is tough, physically & mentally! So let's reflect: In April … Continue reading April Review