Busselton Ironman WA 2018 – race preview!

So here I am 12 months later back again at the scene of last years #sharkbikerun event! Yes I still carry the mental scars from the heat and poor decisions I made early in last years duathlon. So this year Ironman have made changes to try and increase the chances of the event going ahead … Continue reading Busselton Ironman WA 2018 – race preview!

My first – “Friday Question & Answer”

Back in late September I did my first ever live QNA on social media, where I spent 45 minutes answering all sorts of questions. Here is a brief summary for those that missed it! Should I do this as a monthly thing? Feedback WANTED, Comment below!

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

Routine over motivation

"Motivation gets you going, but routine keeps you going" This is a topic that has played on my mind for some time.  We hear it all the time, motivation is driving a person to get something done!  My concern is that motivation is an emotion that wanes, fluctuates and to be honest is fickle!  So … Continue reading Routine over motivation

Gold Coast Half Marathon 2018 – #GCM18

So last time I ran at the Gold coast Marathon was 1999, some 19 years ago!  I previously ran the full marathon, which was my very first ever dabble into endurance running.  It left a pretty big (mental) scar and took me a lot of years to find my way back to endurance sport.  But … Continue reading Gold Coast Half Marathon 2018 – #GCM18

2018 Cairns 70.3 – Race Review

Well the race is run, did I achieve my goals?  At the time when I finished I was a little disappointed (even jaded) with my performance, however upon reflection (which is the main reason I blog) I couldn't be happier with how the day panned out, as an athlete and a coach! So let's hook … Continue reading 2018 Cairns 70.3 – Race Review

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

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