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!
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
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
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!
January 2017 was all about preparing for two long races, Hell of the West in early February and Ironman New Zealand in early March! It started with a bang, still on holidays and not returning to work until the 9th of January, so this allowed me some time to bank a few extra hours. In the … Continue reading January 2017 – Review & Reflect!
So December was all about consistency and just banking the time required! It started slow with a few early Christmas commitments and parties, as is always traditional this time of year. However as the month rolled & holidays arrived I settled into a solid routine and got it done! So lets grab a coffee and stop … Continue reading December Review & Reflect
So November was all about consistency and racing Challenge Shepparton. My calf and Achilles injuries progressed well and are not really causing me too much grief at the moment! I have finalised my Ironman program and added in Hell of the West triathlon in February . With Christmas on our doorstep, finding and maintaining balance through … Continue reading November – Reflect & Review!
So here are my new wheels, the ENVE classic 6.5's, replacing my old damaged Fast Forwards. A pulled spoke resulted in the retirement of the 40/50 Fast Forwards and an upgrade to new wheels. After a little shopping around, probably more tyre kicking (pun very intended) than anything else, I headed into my LBS (local … Continue reading My new wheels – ENVE 6.5’s
So that's a wrap, my first Challenge race and my first race in Shepparton, my home town! Before I get into the data and run down of the event I need to thank an amazing group of people who braved appalling conditions to watch me compete, was a very humbling experience! So here goes (hope … Continue reading Race review – Challenge Shepparton
I am constantly looking for a ways to continue my improvement in my sporting endeavors. I believe that my consistency over the past 5 years has allowed me to have gains without changing or introducing too many new things, other than continuing to turn up & train, being consistent. I mean really, swimming, cycling & … Continue reading Introducing Pilates