Tag Archives: Cycling

5 free tickets to SSISA Triathlon Workshop

I have 5 free tickets to the triathlon workshop that the Sports Science Institute are hosting this evening Monday 5 October. The workshop is aimed at triathletes interested in upskilling themselves. The range of topics includes swimming training and the … Continue reading

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Triathlon Workshop at the Sports Science Instititue

If you haven’t heard through the tri grapevine yet then here are the details of a fantastic triathlon talk being held on Monday 5 October 2015. Be sure not to miss it! Great speakers lined up include Vicky van der … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Tour de France – The Fizik Saddle

Fizik’s animal saddles! For those that follow cycling and the incredible endurance event of the Tour de France some may know to what I am alluding. For those that don’t a quick humorous story. So the Tour de France started … Continue reading

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Ironman South Africa 2013 – The spectator report

This post is dedicated to my wife Bianca (@beanker) who completed her first Ironman on 14th April. It is incredible to think that this time last year she was only just starting to recover from a fractured cuboid bone (in … Continue reading

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Nobody said it was easy – IronMan SA 2013 (Guest blog by Bianca Tait)

Boom, boom, boom, boom… it wasn’t the alarm clock, it was the loud, scary sound of a foghorn, and that’s how my morning started on April 14th. It was eerie in Nelson Mandela Bay and there was a lot of … Continue reading

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Ironman South Africa 70.3 – A humbling experience

Firstly I want to make mention of my two fellow triathletes’ that tragically lost their lives during the 70.3 event in East London and pass my condolences on to their families and friends. Many of us were oblivious to the … Continue reading

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Totalsports Challenge 2012 – Race Report

As part of my charity drive Tri-ing for the Sunflower Fund I took part in the Totalsports Challenge as a pairs team with Dave Bucklow. It was back at the Tsiba Trail Run in Constantia in October last year that … Continue reading

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