Tag Archives: Tuesday Night Parmas

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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Another pre-race speech by Meaghan – Captain of the Tuesday Night Parmas

As we are only 4 weeks out from the big race (Marysville 2 Melbourne) we are into the final stages of our training. Just saying that seems a little weird, for some reason we are actually training and pretty hard … Continue reading

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TNP are famous

Well sometimes… occasionally… we get approached by race organisers to do interviews and provide an insight into what makes the TNP tick. Just the other day, Meaghan was asked by Rapid Ascent to do a quick Q and A for … Continue reading

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What lays ahead – 2013 – Chapter 2 of the Year of Adventure as The Banzai Adventurer

So begins another year of adventure. I just spent the past half an hour looking through the Rapid Ascent Event Calendar and trying to work out how I am going to fit them all in. It goes something like like: … Continue reading

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TNP are back for M2M 2013

This in from Meaghan: Team, NEWS FLASH. . . .THIS JUST IN. . . . . .  Tuesday Night Parmas have officially entered their third Marysville to Melbourne event.  This year sees a split in the team with Adam tackling … 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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One month to go til the start of the 2012 National Adventure Racing Series

In a little over 4 weeks I will line up with hundreds of others at the start line of the 2012 Anaconda Noosa Adventure Race. This is the first race in a 3 race series and will only the second … Continue reading

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