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Mandurah 70.3- A One Gear Day

When you realise that failing does not make you a failure, the fear of not meeting your own (or others’) expectations dissolves. Giving yourself permission to try without judgment isn’t easy. By allowing myself not to worry about preconceived race … Read more


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Magic Happens Everyday

Someone asked me the other day how I managed to race consistently well in important races across a long season. ‘Don’t you get mentally tired from getting up for the big races?’ Generally, notwithstanding injury, and the resultant lack of … Read more


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Cozumel 70.3

It was relief I felt after finishing third on the podium at Las Vegas 70.3 World Championships. Now, two weeks later, after winning Cozumel 70.3, I’m filled with excitement. It is excitement that I won; excitement that I managed to … Read more


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Las Vegas- The Grit Beneath the Glitter

Last year I sat spectating on the side of the road in Las Vegas, sweating like a stray dog contemplating its fate outside a questionable Bangkok restaurant. Not just because it was incredibly hot, and the idea of racing for … Read more


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Bear Hunting

After St George, I had my first month of consistent training since February. Thanks to the fabulous people and an area that is both climatically and geographically good for training, San Diego has become a very easy place for me … Read more


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Everyone’s Doing It

I didn’t really consider the fact that ‘everyone was doing it’ when I signed up for St George 70.3. Picking the easier option has never really been my style. Whilst I understand at times that it may be the appropriate … Read more


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A Bit of This and A Bit of That

January travelled to Canberra to commence squad camp with Darren Smith won Auckland 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship was surprised and not surprised at this result as I knew I was in good shape physically and mentally; however, longer racing is … Read more