Category: racing

Guest blog: Ben’s very first triathlon

I don’t normally accept guest blogs on this particular blog, you normally have to submit a guest post to my online magazine. but this one is slightly different. I have been coaching Ben for while. When we first got together last year, he was… Continue Reading “Guest blog: Ben’s very first triathlon”

Club champs: Invercargill Rowing club

I wasn’t sure what to expect today, but I knew there were trophies at stake, and the works!

Masters and Juniors regatta 2014

This is a regatta run by Rowing Southland, but our club hosts it. Masters and juniors means the girls in the senior category (over 18 to age 27 I think) are excluded from this. The junior section of our club has been going really… Continue Reading “Masters and Juniors regatta 2014”

Southland Open Water swimming champs: not as I expected!

So here it is, my first ever swimming race, a swimming race that didn’t have a bike or run after it! How strange! I had no idea what to expect in this race.


The final day of competition for me in the Masters Games, thank goodness. It has been a tiring week. Four 2:5 hour drives, work in between, and 9 races in 5 days. Today was regatta day. 

Still more to go: the lul before the final storm!

Its been a strange day or so. I came back late last night from Dunedin, straight to sleep before another early up to go to the rowing club and help them load the boats onto the trailer for transportation up there for Saturday’s rowing… Continue Reading “Still more to go: the lul before the final storm!”