Tag: triathlon

I’ve made a decision…

I won’t pipe on about my awful year, you are probably sick of hearing about that. Several times in the last months, I have considered quitting triathlon. I am not living in a triathlon vibrant part of the world right now, and I am…

Getting back to fitness: Tough times

It’s fair to say that I haven’t had a great time recently. A series of unavoidable circumstances have conspired against me forcing me to place training and racing to the back of my mind for quite some time now. I would even go as…

Invercargill triathlon 2013!

Today I went down to the local triathlon, to say hello and introduce myself. I’m in for a rude awakening, as local people place much less value in triathlon, participating in a much wider range of sporting activities instead.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush? or not?

Tell us about the last time a bird in the hand was worth two in the bush for you.  This was easy. Auckland, 2012. Beijing 2011. Either of those times. Here’s why. 

Determination is what I am made of!

Most of us are excellent at being self-deprecating, and are not so good at the opposite. Tell us your favourite thing about yourself. I thought for a moment about this and something came right into my head. I was interested in seeing what hubby…

Going it alone: China, 2011 without ‘Team Mel’

Obviously, my favourite person is my wonderfully supportive husband, who has been right there when I needed him over many many years. Through thick and thin, we are still an incredibly strong team, so when I had to go to china for two weeks…