Tag Archives: Multisport

I am a solo finisher – Marysville to Melbourne

“What a great descent, what legs are you doing?” “I’m hoping to do all of them” “Oh Shit man, jump in behind I’ll give you a tow. I just don’t know how you guys do it” Me either, I thought. … Continue reading

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So what’s it take to be a support crew for a solo Marysville to Melbourne competitor

Before I push out my race report for the weekend just passed and my efforts in the Marysville to Melbourne, I thought it might be fun to do a quick interview with Annie, my support crew to see what she … Continue reading

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4 Days to go – Another inspiring prep talk from El Capitan

Dear all, As Team Captain I felt it was my responsibility to send one final motivational email for the big race in 4 days time. The countdown is on.  TNPs have trained, we look lean and fit (I’m not so … Continue reading

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Learning how to turn up to training

The subtle art of coming to terms of not just turning up on the day and bluffing my way through it. It’s coming to the end of my year of adventure as the Banzai Adventurer and I’ve learned a lot … Continue reading

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Back to where it all began, what have I learned in the last 12 months

In 2011, I completed my first Anaconda Adventure race. I remember the awesome feeling of hobbling over the line with Os and Meaghan (You might recognise them as founding members of Australias Least Known Adventure Racing Team – Tuesday Night … Continue reading

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The biggest One Day Adventure Race on the planet

You need to picture the start. Stepping off the bus, walking towards the South Western most point of Australia, it hailed. A thousand competitors cowering for cover and sharing the little body heat that comes from near naked tanned bodies … Continue reading

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Adventure is adventure is adventure… but it is better when it’s shared with a good mate.

Race report Mainpeak Multisport 2012 It won’t do the day credit but here is a short video of the day that Team TBA took on Mainpeak Multisport 2012 I was lucky to make it to Perth at all. My airport … Continue reading

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Team TBA – The pressure is on. It’s on like Donkey Kong for Ben, my team mate for this weekends Mainpeak Multisport in Perth.

My expectations are very high indeed.  I completed the Oxfam Trailwalker event about 10 years ago and though I’ve forgotten most of the details of the event, the friendships we forged and the funny stories we recant have lasted much … Continue reading

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Introducing Australia’s “other” other least known adventure racing team…

It’s been a busy couple of months, I’ve been madly trying to force some more training into a busy schedule at work, getting my entries in for the complete sweep of Rapid Ascent events this year and pulling together the … Continue reading

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