Archive for 'May,2013'

Ellyse Turner, You are an Ironman!

Ellyse Turner, You are an Ironman!

After falling into the sport of triathlon with some friends by entering in the Husky enticer event in March 2012, for a bit of fun, I am still grappling to realise the journey which resulted in [...]

The dreaded Taper! What to consider…

The dreaded Taper! What to consider…

The taper is one of the most important parts of the whole training cycle, but often not well planned. Do it right and you will be peaking for your ‘A’ race, jumping out of your skin [...]

Shane Barrie joins AP10!

Shane Barrie joins AP10!

Shane Barrie is a very well know triathlete across Australia, having been in the NSWIS squad for 4 years and having many excellent results across the globe. He is one of the worlds best triathlon swimmers, [...]

Kellie Ridges – Getting it done! Port Mac IM

Kellie Ridges – Getting it done! Port Mac IM

As I took to the water for my second IronMan at Port Macquarie I was revising my plan to manage the mind and stay positive when unexpected events happened during the day.  AP (Alex Price) and [...]

Sammi Vs The Gorilla – Port Mac 2013

Sammi Vs The Gorilla – Port Mac 2013

A few weeks before Ironman I was having physio treatment with Alex. He asked how I was feeling about Ironman. I was ready. I said I thought ‘Ironman was like fighting a Gorilla. You don’t stop fighting when [...]

Phil Catchpole – Port Mac IM – “Living the Dream!”

Phil Catchpole – Port Mac IM – “Living the Dream!”

‘Living the Dream’ Port Mac 2013   I’d always fooled myself that I was healthy.  I’ve played soccer all my life but in 2007, at 30, found myself at 115kg and plagued by injury.   I [...]

Training Update- David Mainwaring

Training Update- David Mainwaring

The past few months have involved good strong training blocks while gaining some much needed experience in racing half ironman distances. The main focus training wise has been on developing my aerobic capacity and learning how [...]