Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ironman Lanzarotte – Best Awards Party? yeh right…

I judge an Ironman based on the awards party.  Western Australia holds the title and when talking with event organisers they said get as a late a bus back as possible, as Club Santa rocks.  Well I got a taxi … Continue reading

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you are a f***ing Ironman…

Well what can I say, I thought I was prepared for this race, I thought 10-12hrs per week cycling would be enough and my I was wrong…  I rode the course during the week leading up to the race but … Continue reading

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No going back, gear all in transition…

The organisation is all a little strange here, but on relfection makes perfect sense.  After having your bike/helmet checked you are in T1/T2.  It’s up to you to put your bike and run bag on it’s hook and obviously rack … Continue reading

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All packed and ready to party…

It’s one of the final moments when you have packed your bags and there’s no going back. Double check you have packed everything, seal the bags and just forget about it all.  It’s such a nice sight to see your … Continue reading

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Forecast for Sat May 21st – Cloudy skies 26°c NNE 31kmph winds

The waiting game begins as atheletes finally start talking about the race.  The weather is a concern as we have had thunderstorms and rain all week.  Personally I am more worried about the winds… Seems the British Bars on the … Continue reading

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Registered and ready to go…

Got the bus to Club Santa and registered.  One of the most simple and pleasant registrations to date.  And definately one of the best gear bags ever handed out.  It’s only a matter of time before one of my kids … Continue reading

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Story of how not to be a good support crew!

You have to laugh (well I did see the funny side eventually).  I went for a ride on the course with my Father who’s now in his 70’s in the support car.  The plan was he was to drive ahead of … Continue reading

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