Ironman Western Australia, Busselton 2018 – Race Report

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

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

70.3 Ironman World Championships – Here I Come!

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!

Winter Training Camp by Starfish Tri Athletic & Tristyle Coaching

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

Routine over motivation

"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

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!

Hell of the West – Race review

OK so it's taken me a couple of days to get this out, mainly because it took a lot more out of me than I ever expected it to & time has been hard to find.  So, before I get into a thorough review of the day, here is my official result: Official Hell of … Continue reading Hell of the West – Race review