BUSH STONE-CURLEW

There are plenty of these guys around nesting in Cairns at the moment. Have you ever been on the receiving end of a protective parent?

Today After The Rain-VIDEO FOOTAGE

A day earlier, this rock wall was dry-not a drop of water to be seen. The parched trees dropped their leaves as a result of thirst, and created a crunchy bed of earthy colours.

“I was chewed up and spat out”-Sarah’s post Ironman race analysis will drop your jaw.

I had been “chewed up and spat out”…
They were Intentionally violent…
Saying I was terrified is an understatement…
I was in a lot of pain…
But there was no relief after the climb ended and the road leveled out…
All I could hear, was the dull pounding of feet on the bitumen and the occasional grunts and groans from someone struggling…
All I could see, was a long stretch of never ending undulating highway up ahead, and lava fields on either side…
I was overcome with emotion and just wanted to cry…
“Sarah Thomas, You are an Ironman”

Backyard birdie

    What a lovely little critter. Does anyone know the name of this little buddy?    

Ironman World Championships 2017-Kona, Hawaii, is TOMORROW!!

  With only one day to go before the Race, Sarah is well and truly ready. We can’t wait to follow her Race with live tracking, and we wish her well. Praying for no flats! GOOD LUCK SARAH, Cairns is behind you! Read her blog below:   On the swim course this morning the water…

Two days and counting…

Today has been a long and busy day in Kona.   It started in the same way as it seemed everyone else’s did: with a bit of exercise. It was like the whole of the island was out swimming/riding/running this morning, people EVERYWHERE! I was then lucky enough to attend the annual Kona Witsup (Women…

The Excitement Builds With only 2 days Until Race Day

The little town of Kailua-Kona is now completely transformed, and the “Ironman Village” is all set up and open for business. It is made up of lots of different stalls from numerous companies over the length of about 2 kilometers in total along Ali’i Drive. There is so much choice and so many cool products…

THREE DAYS AND COUNTING!

  The training is done. The hard slog is over. Her long Journey to make the World Triathlon Championships in Kona has come to an end. All that remains, is the plum in the pudding. The pot of Gold at the end of the Rainbow-The reward. She will embark on one of the most epic…