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!
I qualified for the 70.3 World Championships to be held in Port Elizabeth South Africa at the Cairns 70.3 Ironman race back in June 2018 and since them my race calendar has been under constant revision. Its hard to focus on anything beyond September 2nd at the moment! I have never raced a World Championship … Continue reading 70.3 Ironman World Championships – Here I Come!
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
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!
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!
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 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
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
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?
Well my races are getting shorter and shorter in the second half of the year. With the ironman in June, the half ironman in September and now a Olympic distance in November! So now my focus has well and truly switched to speed. I've got a reasonable base as a result of my ironman 22 … Continue reading Planning for a Noosa Assault!