Announcements, nervousness and new beginnings

December 3, 2012

 “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

Over the past 12 months I have had time to …

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Stripping Down

September 11, 2012

I first wrote this blog for 220 Magazine, but thought i would share it with those not fortunate enough to be able to get their hands on copies of this wonderful publication 🙂

So yes…..i wanted to say a few …

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Raising the Bar: ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’

July 30, 2012

I was at a work conference in 2002, a few weeks before I ran the London Marathon. The conference conversation was so stimulating that I started chatting to a colleague about running. He looked me up and down, and said …

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July 10, 2012

As the Olympics draws ever closer many professional triathletes have realised their often lifelong dream of getting to the Games; managing to secure a place on their national team and participate in what will be the biggest sporting spectacle the …

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Lost passport: Muppet strikes again

May 25, 2012

I arrived at Chicago airport this morning, ready to board the flight to Toronto, only to realise that i had misplaced my passport. I have retraced every step and the elusive travel document has still not been found. Unfortunately this …

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In memory of Frank

February 5, 2012

Almost five weeks has gone by since the death of one of the most influential people in my life, and one of the most influential people ever to have graced the sporting fraternity. That person was a wonderful man by …

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