So 2017 was a massive year! I turned 40 & decided to celebrate by attempting to complete 3 Ironman triathlon's! If you've followed my journey at all you will know it wasn't all smooth sailing this year, but I did have an absolute blast. I introduced a coach to help oversee my program about half … Continue reading 2017 Review – 2018 Plan!
So every year (since 2010) Rapha have challenge riders all over the world to complete 500km from Christmas Eve to New Years Eve! 8 days, 500km sounds easy enough! You can read about my experience in 2016 here. So here is a photo recount of my 2017 experience: Day 1 - Ride 1 - 127km/500km This … Continue reading #festive500 by Rapha, Strava & Me!!!
Well here it is, my 3rd Ironman this year! Thats right 3 Ironman races in 2017, I must be crazy! Turning 40 triggered a mini mid-life crisis in my and this is how I dealt with it! So let's do a quick review of the course, my training and how I got to Ironman Western Australia … Continue reading Ironman Busselton WA – Preview
So #NoosaTri35 came and went in 2017 just like that! If you missed it, you must live under a rock! It flooded the social media post for at least a whole week and probably still is to be honest! I absolutely love this weekend and event, it holds a special little place in my heart! … Continue reading The 1… the only… The Noosa Tri – My musings!
So here is a quick update of some equipment I have recently purchased. I'll try to give you my reasons for the purchase and results of having them and their effect on my training. The first and most expensive purchase recently was a power meter. 4iiii's power meter After reviewing a few brands and comparing … Continue reading Gear update – my quick reviews!
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!
Discipline. I look at discipline as ones ability to choose to do something / act a certain way or behave in a certain manner in accordance with your own set of established beliefs or rules! "Training to act in accordance with rules". Consistency. "Constantly adhering to the same principles". I believe this means turning up … Continue reading #disciplinedconsistency
January 2017 was all about preparing for two long races, Hell of the West in early February and Ironman New Zealand in early March! It started with a bang, still on holidays and not returning to work until the 9th of January, so this allowed me some time to bank a few extra hours. In the … Continue reading January 2017 – Review & Reflect!
I am a multiple ironman finisher. I have achieved my goal of being an ironman finisher training on average 10 hours per week, all while managing a company, supporting my family of three children and an supporting my amazing wife. I am a husband to my amazing wife Mel and father of 3 gorgeous (I … Continue reading Who am I (family maketh the man):