Monthly Review & Reflect – July 2017

I'm not going to sugar coat it July was a tough month.  We've all had them, months that nothing seems to be right, the wheels kind of just fell off.  My training was off, lacking clear direction (even though I have a very thorough race plan for the rest of 2017 & into 2018), life … Continue reading Monthly Review & Reflect – July 2017

Greater Springfield Duathlon – 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

2017 Half Way Review!

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!

Ironman Cairns 2017 – Race 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!

Ironman Cairns – Race Preview!

I am so excited by this race, I have not repeated or double up'd on any of my previous Ironman races!  Cairns was my very first Ironman back in 2015 and it was an epic experience, exceeding all my goals in every way imaginable, if you want to read my race report from then it … Continue reading Ironman Cairns – Race Preview!

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!

Ironman New Zealand, Taupo – My Race Report

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

Special Announcement – Guest Writer!

Our daily lives are a series of habits. This is a special announcement about a massive personal achievement of my own, where I extended myself so far outside my comfort zone I have been dreading the response and even contemplated not doing it.  So here goes, following is a link to an blog piece (article) … Continue reading Special Announcement – Guest Writer!

The art of visualisation?

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?

Hell of the West – Race review

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