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!
Well I recently held my first ever training camp. I know I am being biased but I thought it was an amazing experience. I got to (with the help of Starfish Tri Athletic Head coach Ben Luscombe) guide 10 athletes through an epic weekend of swim, bike & run! Together we had put in a … Continue reading Winter Training Camp by Starfish Tri Athletic & Tristyle Coaching
"Motivation gets you going, but routine keeps you going" This is a topic that has played on my mind for some time. We hear it all the time, motivation is driving a person to get something done! My concern is that motivation is an emotion that wanes, fluctuates and to be honest is fickle! So … Continue reading Routine over motivation
Well the race is run, did I achieve my goals? At the time when I finished I was a little disappointed (even jaded) with my performance, however upon reflection (which is the main reason I blog) I couldn't be happier with how the day panned out, as an athlete and a coach! So let's hook … Continue reading 2018 Cairns 70.3 – Race Review
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!
Well its been a little while between blogs and I thought what better way to re-spark my blog than with a quick race preview! Yes this weekend I am back at it doing Ironman distance triathlon again! This will be Ironman number 6 to be precise (yes I am counting). After the struggle in Busselton, … Continue reading Ironman Australia Port Macquarie 2018 – Race Preview
So every year (since 2010) Rapha have challenge riders all over the world to complete 500km from Christmas Eve to New Years Eve! 8 days, 500km sounds easy enough! You can read about my experience in 2016 here. So here is a photo recount of my 2017 experience: Day 1 - Ride 1 - 127km/500km This … Continue reading #festive500 by Rapha, Strava & Me!!!
Well this has been a challenge to write. It's no secret that: The race wasn't a full 'Ironman', with the swim course closed due to marine creatures, namely a few local sharks paying a visit to the jetty on race morning. My race didn't go anywhere near to my plan, mainly because I made lots … Continue reading #sharkbikerun – Ironman Western Australia – My Race Report
Well here it is, my 3rd Ironman this year! Thats right 3 Ironman races in 2017, I must be crazy! Turning 40 triggered a mini mid-life crisis in my and this is how I dealt with it! So let's do a quick review of the course, my training and how I got to Ironman Western Australia … Continue reading Ironman Busselton WA – Preview