Youtube video – ITU Gold Coast 2018 Age Group bike course

Video of the ITU Gold Coast 2018 Age Group bike course Two laps of the course. Please bear in mind… The course will be vehicle free so I couldn’t take the racing line (unless safe to do so). As a competitor,

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Route and racing tips – ITU Gold Coast 2018 bike course

  ITU Gold Coast 2018 Strava route Please use the link to download the GPX file from Strava. If you don’t have a premium Strava account leave a comment or contact me and I will send you the .gpx for your

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Strava and your relationship with speed

For those of you with a Strava account, what have you noticed about your behaviour in relation to the app? Have you noticed anything? Have you ever stopped to consider it? What if I told you that if you don’t

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Is riding ‘easy’ hard for you?

In order to examine this issue and for you to answer the question for yourself, let’s define what I mean by easy. An easy ride in this sense is the amount of effort you apply to the pedals while riding

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Coached Events…

I have had the pleasure of coaching athletes that have taken part in the following events: 140.6/Ironman/Challenge/long course triathlon World Championships (Kona) Lanzarote Embrunman Norseman Deca/quintuple UK Roth Port Macquarie Barcelona Coeur D’Alene St George Melbourne Western Australia Lake Tahoe

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Ironman UK: Race Day

I slept okay, up at 2:30am and having breakfast by 3am. The nerves got the better of me and I found I had to force myself to eat. We arrived at transition for 4am (when it opened) and I readied

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Kona: So you’ve qualified…

What had once been a distant dream was now only two months away! After I qualified, things calmed down and real life swallowed me back up. My ego deflated and I no longer expected cars to stop and let me

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Thinking fit world qualifier

“Forget gym membership, get a coach” is the view of 36 year-old, Dr Rachael Addicott who has just qualified for the 2013 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships (4km swim, 120km bike, 30km run), 1-2 June Belfort, France. Rachael, originally

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Welcome back to the norm

Welcome back 37 year-old assistant orthopaedic surgeon and father of four (!) Norman Yamada, who this year will be racing sprint, Olympic and half iron distance triathlons. Based in San Ramon, California, 2012 was Norm’s first season of coached triathlon

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Iron Lady Pamela

Heart stopping moments for friends and family (and a coach) as pharmaceutical sales rep Pamela Finney from California crosses the line with five minutes to spare at Ironman Arizona last month (18 November 2012). The Oakland based, 44 year-old was

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