Race Journal: Walkerbay Outdoor Sprint Triathlon

Race Journal: Walkerbay Outdoor Sprint Triathlon

Race Date: Monday, 2 May 2022Race Venue: HermanusRace Format: Triathlon (changed to Duathlon due to sea conditions)Entry Fee: Paid by meTravel: Stayed for the weekend The Walkerbay Outdoor Sprint Triathlon was my 2nd event for the year, and one that I was really...

The worst thing that can happen

“What is the worst thing that can happen to you?” I asked a client this morning when we were discussing honesty and the courage to speak out when you disagree with someone. For many, getting fired is that worst thing. I don’t fear getting fired....
Fear & Loathing in Hout Bay

Fear & Loathing in Hout Bay

I may have vomited a little in my mouth. Yes, that appeared to be my body’s response to the raw fear I felt when I looked at the box in front of me and realised that there was nothing smaller coming my way. It was an evening of weights, weights and more weights....
CrossFit Chronicles: On Ramp Day 1

CrossFit Chronicles: On Ramp Day 1

Compression socks: check Ankle brace: check Comfy training gear: check Buff: check Eaten enough for energy: check (worried that I may go into an energy low, I had my LCHF packed lunch… and also a crapload of Super Cs, jellybeans and half a bag of rusks. This may...
Miami Musings: The Cap

Miami Musings: The Cap

This is my third day in Miami (and the US for that matter). I have joined friends Sofie and David to race in Ironman 70.3 Miami, which will take place tomorrow. Of course, I use the term loosely here. Sof and Dave have worked hard and are hoping for PBs. Having been...
Race Report: Cape Argus Pick n Pay Momentum MTB Challenge

Race Report: Cape Argus Pick n Pay Momentum MTB Challenge

I should have known. I should have known when I had to try and control Da Son’s excited nudging forward to the front of the start group, while at the same time attempting to stop Da Chick from freaking out, that this was a race that was best suited for two...