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!

2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championship – 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 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!

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!

Quality over Quantity….. Junk k’s

So the week just past was my last week of my Christmas holiday & I made the most of it.  I banked 5km in the pool, 244km on the bike & even a gentle 5km run (jog/walk), I'm still recovering from achilles tendinitis so my running is absent at the moment! Pretty happy with week … Continue reading Quality over Quantity….. Junk k’s

My WordPress 2015 in review – THANK YOU

With the help of WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for my blog.  I want to take a quick moment to thank all you amazing people that have taken time out of their busy day to read some of my meanderings! Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. … Continue reading My WordPress 2015 in review – THANK YOU

Confused…. Etiquette

So today I went out for a mid week solo time trial (TT) ride.  I am still on Christmas holiday so today was aiming to be a little longer, a little later and I was just out to bank some solid k's, no real focus other than zone 2/3 (boarder) for 2 to 3 hours. … Continue reading Confused…. Etiquette

Goal’s Achieved! Now what?

Well 2015 has been a very good year for me.  I have completed my first full distance ironman triathlon, almost broken the 5 hour mark for a half (70.3) ironman and posting a very respectable time at Noosa Olympic distance triathlon. Having goals?  What does that mean?  Goals come in many forms, long term, short … Continue reading Goal’s Achieved! Now what?

Staying the course…. Focus!

How hard is it during a tough training block to maintain the focus and complete each and every session with the intensity and duration required to obtain maximum benefit?  TOUGH, it is really really hard.  I train 90% of the time on my own / solo and setting a plan for a session is easy, … Continue reading Staying the course…. Focus!