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!
My first – “Friday Question & Answer”
Back in late September I did my first ever live QNA on social media, where I spent 45 minutes answering all sorts of questions. Here is a brief summary for those that missed it! Should I do this as a monthly thing? Feedback WANTED, Comment below!
Monthly Review & Reflect – October
So October was a solid month and continuing on from the September re-framing and re-focusing on my goals. I continued to manage and try to rehab my lower leg injuries, reasonably well, but at the same time reasonalby unsuccessfully. I did my best and managed to still compete in both races I had booked in, … Continue reading Monthly Review & Reflect – October
Gear update – my quick reviews!
So here is a quick update of some equipment I have recently purchased. I'll try to give you my reasons for the purchase and results of having them and their effect on my training. The first and most expensive purchase recently was a power meter. 4iiii's power meter After reviewing a few brands and comparing … Continue reading Gear update – my quick reviews!
Greater Springfield Duathlon – Race Review
So way back in 2011, I completed the Noosa 1km ocean swim as part of the triathlon week-long festival. Since then I have completed various triathlon and running events all over the big wide brown country of ours! Sunday the 23rd July 2017 saw me complete my first duathlon, since coming back into the sport! … Continue reading Greater Springfield Duathlon – Race Review
September Reflect & Review
So September marks the return of triathlon season down under here in Australia, finally! First up before I got to race I headed up to Mooloolaba to watch the 70.3 Ironman world championships, immersing myself in the atmosphere without the pressure of racing was an awesome experience. I even volunteered during the race on Sunday … Continue reading September Reflect & Review
Ironman 70.3 World Champs – Spectating (part 2 – Sunday)
So today is Father's Day here in Australia as well as the 70.3 World Championships. So my eldest daughter decided that I shouldn't do anything alone. So she was up with me at 5:30am to head to the swim start. It was almost perfect race conditions for the swim. I was very surprised to see … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 World Champs – Spectating (part 2 – Sunday)
Ironman 70.3 World Champs – Spectating (part 1 – Saturday)
Our weekend started with a late Friday night drive to our hotel, right in the heart of race central. Up early Saturday morning with the ironkids triathlon, where both my girls completed! There is no prouder moment as a parent then watching your kids with massive smiles on their faces enjoying a sport that … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 World Champs – Spectating (part 1 – Saturday)