The Dart10km Swim: My Return

I don’t even know where to begin, so I think I will start at the end. On Sunday I did the Dart 10km swim. What started as a Facebook message from Heather back on a cold grey January day ended yesterday with me in complete disbelief. I SWAM 10KM. The past few months have been so rough […]

11 Times Up A Hill

This is the face. The face of someone who just realised they had to cycle up a short sharp hill not once but nine times. And the face of someone who then realised that the same hill needed to be tackled twice again while running. Oof. On Sunday I did the Crystal Palace Triathlon. This […]

ITU Chicago: My Experience

I have so many aspects of the ITU Chicago World Paratriathlon race that I’d like to blog about. But first I will start with the experience. In one word: amazing. In three words: dream come true. A Blue Carpet Dream The International Triathlon Union races are famous because of their blue carpet. Although I have […]

Race With A Smile

I am still in a blue carpet induced euphoria tinged with a violet haze. The past weekend in Chicago was nothing short of a dream come true for me—proof that perseverance, faith and courage are so key to having once in a lifetime experiences. On Saturday I raced as an elite paratriathlete representing the United […]

My CapTex Triathlon: Taking Life Back

On Monday I raced the Capital of Texas (CapTex) Triathlon in Austin Texas. I originally signed up for this event to race the Open Physically Challenged wave which would occur alongside the USA Paratriathlon National Championships. However, due to the roll out of the new International Triathlon Union classification system for paratriathlon, nationals was moved […]