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IM Port Mac – WHAT A DAY!!!

IM Port Mac – WHAT A DAY!!!

After a tough couple of years of training for three Ironman’s, but missing, Melbourne and Kona in 2015 due to last minute injuries, I was extremely motivated to nail every aspect of this preparation and race! [...]

Some good news from Callala!!

Some good news from Callala!!

On a personal racing note, 2015 has definitely been one to learn from and then forget, but finally after plenty of setbacks and hard ‘yacka’ some good news to report! 2015 saw me train for two [...]

Joel Craddock – Nails his first Ironman in Busso! 9:51!!

Joel Craddock – Nails his first Ironman in Busso! 9:51!!

I’m not sure how far back to start this story because I can imagine with all Ironman races, there is an extensive training period with many highs and lows and tales to tell.  The preparation had [...]

Murray Man, Husky and QLD! What a weekend

Murray Man, Husky and QLD! What a weekend

Well it was a huge weekend for the AP10 team across Australia! Perhaps the biggest one yet! Murray Man – South Australia We had 3 NSW athletes travel over – Phil Catchpole, Dave Mainwearing and myself, [...]

AP10 starts the season well – weekend wrap up!

AP10 starts the season well – weekend wrap up!

It has been a busy couple of weeks for the start of the season, seeing athletes competing all over the country and globe for that matter! Two weekends ago saw the start of the tri season, [...]

Simone Campbell Ironman Oz!

Simone Campbell Ironman Oz!

Why do an Ironman?!   Mad.  That’s what my friends and family thought.  What sane person chooses to swim 3.8km, ride 180km, and then run a marathon – and pay to do it!  My inspiration came [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lessons from Cadel and the Tour

Lessons from Cadel and the Tour

With the 2011 Tour de France now behind us…. What a month it was. I was very lucky not to have to stay up until all hours of the night, but to watch it in between [...]

Spanish Update!

Spanish Update!

Hello all, Firstly I would like to pass my thoughts and love onto my close friend Mark Scott and his family. It has been a difficult couple of weeks for many of us, especially his family. [...]