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
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!
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 I am embarking on a stretching & strengthening program, the aim is to build another habit into my daily / weekly / monthly routine that will have a positive impact on my training, racing and performance! I am continuing my stretching and foam rolling work, which I have blogged about previously and intend to … Continue reading Stretching & strengthening!
Recently I have made a few changes to my training. I've changed my bike position, including a new saddle, I am also focusing on increasing my cadence while running and even added in some pool work (clever given I am a triathlete)! With every change there is a new soreness or pain that I hadn't … Continue reading Pain, Adaptation or injury
So this week I had a bike fit complete at the Bike Fit Studio in West End Brisbane. Why you may ask, I haven't bought a new bike, I haven't changed anything significant on my bike, so why have a bike fit? Well simply put I've never been 100% confident that my position on my time … Continue reading I had a bike fit!
The end of August also means that winter is done & dusted for 2016. This month I had a marathon as my goal and for followers, you would have already read about my success and satisfaction with my results. I am about to head up to Mooloolaba to watch the 70.3 Ironman world championships, immersing … Continue reading August refect, review & my winter racing summary
So July has come to a conclusion and we are now well into the 2nd half of 2016! I didn't really have a specific focus for July! There was not a great deal of activity in July, holidays overseas and family priorities took over. An 11 day family holiday was the highlight of my month, … Continue reading July Review & Reflect