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
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
The close of June marks the half way mark of 2017 and what a start to the year it has been. Ive competed in NZ Ironman and then backed up to do Cairns Ironman about 12 weeks apart, both amazing races with some great results and even bigger highlights. Following the Ironman in early June the … Continue reading 2017 Half Way 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!
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
So can visualisation actually assist an athlete in their training and preparation for racing? Of course it can! I use it in my training and race preparation almost daily and even more frequently as a race day approaches. Let me start by recounting a short story (completely paraphrased, so I apologise to the original author). An … Continue reading The art of visualisation?
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
The end of August also means that winter is done & dusted for 2016. This month I had a marathon as my goal and for followers, you would have already read about my success and satisfaction with my results. I am about to head up to Mooloolaba to watch the 70.3 Ironman world championships, immersing … Continue reading August refect, review & my winter racing summary
So, anyone who follows me, knows that I have taken my time assessing and trying to figure out my next race. I'm not a runner, Im a triathlete! So until I had a plan in my head about which triathlon was next, i found it really difficult to commit to any winter running races! A … Continue reading Struggling – Enter a Race. My plan!