Winter Training Camp by Starfish Tri Athletic & Tristyle Coaching

Well I recently held my first ever training camp.  I know I am being biased but I thought it was an amazing experience.  I got to (with the help of Starfish Tri Athletic Head coach Ben Luscombe) guide 10 athletes through an epic weekend of swim, bike & run!  Together we had put in a … Continue reading Winter Training Camp by Starfish Tri Athletic & Tristyle Coaching

Race Report – Ironman OZ Port Macquarie

2018 Ironman Australia - Port Macquarie, a reflection and review of my experience! This is my 6th ironman and 2nd time to Port Macquarie! The highs and the lows of endurance racing!

Ironman Australia Port Macquarie 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

#HOTW2018 – Goondiwindi

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

#festive500 by Rapha, Strava & Me!!!

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!!!

#sharkbikerun – Ironman Western Australia – My Race Report

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

Ironman Busselton WA – Preview

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

Monthly Review & Reflect – October

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

April 2017 – Review & Reflect

Following the Ironman race in March, April was all about maintenance and ensuring I had recovered properly to enable a short build and launch at Ironman Cairns.  The focus was to re-build my consistency.  I added a power meter to my race bike & am researching and learning how to use this new tool to … Continue reading April 2017 – Review & Reflect

Recovery & refocus!

So its now a good couple of weeks post Ironman race, I've had a small holiday and a nice little rest period to recover.  Now its time to re-focus on the next target.  The art of recovering from an ironman triathlon is one that takes some real effort.  You question every little niggle and tickle! … Continue reading Recovery & refocus!