Provence of Cebu, 9th biggest island of 7600+ islands (only 2000 are inhabited) that make up the Philippines... Won gold. Very Happy to get a win in this season after a slow start to my year. Atmosphere and orgainisation wise the best half ironman in Asia! (If the bike course was hilly it would rank no1 on course too.)
Thai new year (Songkran; celebrated with a nation wide water flight) has come and gone so I figured it perfect timing for a reflection - new season blog post. In a chat re the cultural significance of Songkran, I learnt the basics of rice farming... Relavence to triathlon:
I'm stoked to have defended my title at New Zealand National Champs, a race that carries so much legacy and a pretty enthusiastic home crowd (huge thanks to you all for your humorous words of encouragement).
2016 has been a whirlwind and thank you to those that have shared the journey with me.
Its been a new direction with new approaches,
It's been a long season jam packed full of racing and I'm starting to feel it! Battled
My pursuit of being a professional triathlete is interrogated every now and then. I get asked; why triathlon? (instead of any other sport), how do you make any money?, what do you do once you’ve finished training each day?, how do you know when you’ve reached your pinna
Another enthusiasm packed event here in the Philippines. Lead from start to finish, a magical swim, bright corals and fish, fast concrete road on the bike, goats and good smelling breadshops. Finished