2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championship – Race Report

The fiercest race in the friendliest city! Lives up to its tag line in every since of the word. The racing was insane, the course was honest and the conditions were trying! The wall of names! We had the pleasure of watching the women's race on the Saturday in full sun and a stiff wind … Continue reading 2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championship – Race Report

70.3 Ironman World Championships – Here I Come!

I qualified for the 70.3 World Championships to be held in Port Elizabeth South Africa at the Cairns 70.3 Ironman race back in June 2018 and since them my race calendar has been under constant revision.  Its hard to focus on anything beyond September 2nd at the moment!  I have never raced a World Championship … Continue reading 70.3 Ironman World Championships – Here I Come!

2018 Cairns 70.3 Ironman – Race Preview

So I have raced at Cairns twice before, but both times in the full ironman distance.  This weekend I am switching things up and doing the 70.3 ironman instead.  When I set about planning my season this wasnt in the plan.  But with two Starfish athletes doing their first ironman & 70.3 distance race, I … Continue reading 2018 Cairns 70.3 Ironman – Race Preview

Hotshot – my experience & thoughts!

OK, so this is a review of a product not yet available here in Australia, but has recently started shipping all over the world from USA.  I managed to obtain a few samples from a friend who competed in Kona and attended a medical conference where Hotshots presented their product.  My friend automatically though of … Continue reading Hotshot – my experience & thoughts!

Ironman 70.3 World Champs – Spectating (part 2 – Sunday)

So today is Father's Day here in Australia as well as the 70.3 World Championships.  So my eldest daughter decided that I shouldn't do anything alone.  So she was up with me at 5:30am to head to the swim start. It was almost perfect race conditions for the swim.  I was very surprised to see … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 World Champs – Spectating (part 2 – Sunday)

Ironman 70.3 World Champs – Spectating (part 1 – Saturday)

Our weekend started with a late Friday night drive to our hotel, right in the heart of race central.  Up early Saturday morning with the ironkids triathlon, where both my girls completed!   There is no prouder moment as a parent then watching your kids with massive smiles on their faces enjoying a sport that … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 World Champs – Spectating (part 1 – Saturday)