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 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
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 October was a solid month and continuing on from the September re-framing and re-focusing on my goals. I continued to manage and try to rehab my lower leg injuries, reasonably well, but at the same time reasonalby unsuccessfully. I did my best and managed to still compete in both races I had booked in, … Continue reading Monthly Review & Reflect – October
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!
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!
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