smashing it up and getting smashed!

Friday marked the completion of my November cycle which was pretty epic!!! As I mentioned earlier it was a big three weeks of eccentric loading in the gym, hurdle drills in weights vests, lots of running and throwing. To finish it off I had a good weights session on Friday morning and then a speed session in the […]

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Multi sporting action alive in Auckland…

Wow what an awesome event yesterday in the beautiful Big Little City…Auckland 🙂 It was fantastic to see watch the ITU triathlon held in downtown Auckland yesterday. It was a pretty tight course with the athletes weaving themselves around the city. The kiwis cleaned up and it was great to see some of the athletes […]

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I can’t quite believe it’s November! The year is speeding away but there is lots of work to do in the remaining days of 2011 🙂 I had a good recovery week ironing out a tired and sore body and getting ready for the next cycle. Tomorrow I start a 4 week block. My main […]

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Stairway to heaven….

Last Saturday marked the final time for me at the stairs at Castor Bay for the year. The next couple of months become more specific we will be spending more time at the track. I love the feeling of being absolutely buggered and pushing yourself to your limits. These stairs do this for me. It’s an […]

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TGIF my friends!!!!

Last night I spoke at the Glenfield College sports awards. There was some outstanding achievements by the students this year and it was great to be able to celebrate with them. All the best to GC for future success on NZ sports fields! I have nearly completed a three week heavy phase of training. It has been […]

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Wow!!!! What a weekend for New Zealand!!!! It came down to 1 point in the end with a valiant effort by the French but in the end it was all that was needed. Such an amazing achievement by our boys in black under the weight of our rugby obsessed nation!!!! I was lucky enough to […]

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Well it’s a great time to be a kiwi and to be in New Zealand!!!!! GO THE ALL BLACKS!!!!!! I was one of the lucky ones to be at the game last night at Eden Park and it was an amazing experience. Walking up from the waterfront up the official fan trail you could feel the […]

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Back on my home track :)

Well I have completed 1 week of training at my home base at the Millennium Institute of Sport and Health (MISH) in Auckland. It is great to be back at the track particularly as there has been a huge amount of construction since I left for Europe at the start of June. So it’s very exciting! The […]

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The campaign has started!!!!!!!!!

Well folks after a short break following the end of the season I resumed training today in preparation at assault at the London Olympics!!! After being quite down in the dumps about the way my Northern season finished I feel ready to go and it’s so great to be able to start my training in […]

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