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An Ode to Suffering

Suffering in athleticism is different from other forms of suffering. And suffering in the

mountains is different still. There is no escape except one’s own power and volition. 953 more words


The "Ultra Easy" Sweatathlon and 100km

Within days of finishing work I entered the “Ultra-Easy” a 106km 4500m vertical ascent trail race around Wanaka. This was a huge personal challenge for me and provided a focus for my unstructured, unplanned, unemployment. 2,247 more words

Powder Princess

This story is by no means a glamorous, Instagram-worthy write up. It’s more like a confession: forgive me Powder Gods, for I have been a whiny, defeated princess. 929 more words


Current progress and Big Ring VR

Training has gone well through November and into December. No big changes to report. I have been completing 5 workouts a week which I am happy with and was my original aim. 893 more words


Sufferfest Rush Fest Duathlon

Rush Fest Duathlon

Original plan was to do back to back triathlons. It was a throw back to the F1 days of triathlon where they used to have a certain amount of time between races and whoever finished first got the most amount of rest before the next race started. 1,016 more words

Christmas Gift Guide 2017: Cycling prints and more

You’ve got the teeshirt, the cycling kit – now stick something fabulous on your wall! We don’t just have cycling prints, however, we have some stationery, a training app to get you fit and faster, and a charity that knows what freedom a bicycle can mean …  634 more words


Maybe, just maybe....

Maybe Just Maybe…

Maybe that person is not following a fad diet.

Maybe that person is working hard, learning constantly about their diet, what foods they like, what their diet delivers and from there they change it and keep repeating the process. 252 more words