“YOU ARE AN IRONMAN” - 4 simple words that drove me to cross the finish line for a 9th Ironman finish! They never get old, I’ve been lucky enough to be called across the line by Mike Riley (the voice of Ironman Hawaii) twice, by Pete Murray 6 times and now by a great bloke … Continue reading 2020 Cairns Ironman – I GOT to do it!
Twelve months is a long time in sport! However I patiently waited the year to exorcise the demons of #sharkbikerun from last year. And excise them I did, actually I did that in the first hour of the event! I actually got to do the swim! I celebrated with a little internal 'wahoo' as I … Continue reading Ironman Western Australia, Busselton 2018 – 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
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!
So below is a link to a race report from a very good mate who entered the world of triathlon only a few short years ago and is crushing his goals! Have a read of his 70.3 race in Taupo New Zealand and follow along on his journey to 70.3 World Championships in 2017: Adventures … Continue reading Re-Blog from; Adventures of an Aussie Age Grouper
So that's a wrap, Noosa 2016 done and dusted! Lets get straight into the results: Noosa Triathlon 2016 - Official Results Noosa Triathlon - Multisport - Garmin Connect Noosa Triathlon - Swim - Strava Noosa Triathlon - Bike - Strava Noosa Triathlon - Run - Strava So the following is a quick comparison of my … Continue reading Noosa – The Wrap Up
So this is a quick blog to highlight and celebrate a few achievements & milestones that I have achieved over the past couple of days! First on Thursday night 22/9/16 I ran my 1,000km for the year (2016), this was a goal I set in January as part of my planning for the year. Thanks … Continue reading Celebrating achievements!
So with under three weeks (19 days actually) to go I have just competed in a sprint distance triathlon on the Gold Coast, the Luke Harrop Memorial triathlon. Gold Coast Luke Harrop Memorial Triathlon - Official Results Hardly the perfect race in the lead up to ironman, but as I've written in the past, racing … Continue reading Gold Coast Luke Harrop Triathlon & Training
Sunshine Coast 70.3 complete for 2015. After last years 'DNF' (did not finish) I was very excited, relieved and happy to finally put my demons to bed and complete and race this one well! This weekend also marked the first weekend that both my daughters completed the Ironkids race. This was the first kids race … Continue reading A year is a long time – Sunshine Coast 70.3 Race Report!
I am an Ironman. Cairns 140.6 ironman complete. Exceeding all my goals and expectations on a day that went as close to my race plan as ever! Here is a summary of my day. Up at 3:30am showered and dressed, race morning breakfast consisted of french toast (eggy bread), banana and maple syrup with a … Continue reading I am an IRONMAN!