Tag Archives: Endurance

Friendship and The Norseman Extreme Triathlon

  I sit here alone at my home in Cape Town. It’s 9pm in the evening on Saturday 6 August 2016. I have just witnessed something that touched me so deeply that I had to share this story in words … 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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Silvermine XL Trail Run – Race Report

So yesterday Saturday 9th February I took part in my first trail race since the Old Fishermans Trail Challenge in June last year. As some of you may know from a previous post I had a disastrous Ironman 70.3 in … Continue reading

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Ultra Running dreams

going up? So Saturday I did another preparation run for the Silvermine XL Trail Run as part of the Cape summer trail series that I am taking part in on 9 February. I have been looking forward to the run … 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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Ironman South Africa 2012…. A Beautiful Day

So I finally have plucked up the courage to write about my experience of doing my first Ironman distance triathlon. I have put it off as I guess I knew once I had written about Ironman that I would be … Continue reading

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