February 2016 - Coach Ray

Coach Ray

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Month: February 2016

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Race Day: Ironman Race Week

What can you do better to prepare for Ironman? Here are some tips and techniques to get through race week ready for the big day. With Ironman New Zealand fast approaching in Taupo, the nerves of athletes are starting to…

Ultra Humps

UtraHumps Blog #9 – Sponsorship from ASA

Well team, it’s the end of February already and time is getting close to the biggest physical and mental challenge of my life – Ultraman Australia.  This week my training has continued under the watchful guidance from my Coach – Ray…


Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 28 February 2016

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Technology/Equipment Blogs https://humancyclist.wordpress.com/2016/02/07/is-strava-premium-worth-it/ Is paying for Strava worth it? Training Blogs http://trisutto.com/the-olympic-year/ Don’t be in your best form or…

Tarawera Ultra 2016

I’ve said it before, that I love big hairy goals.  The ones that scare that pants off you.  The ones that you hope you can achieve but deep down you don’t know that you can.  For me this was the Tarawera Ultra…


Qwik-View: Britta Martin

QK: Thanks for taking the time out of your day to answer these. I’ve heard 2014 described as a break through year for you with three Iron-distance wins, in Ironman Wisconsin, Busselton as well as Challenge Taiwan. However your first…

Ultra Humps

UltraHumps Blog #8: Humps’ Most Inspirational Songs

Hi UltraHumps followers. Time is near for the first major test for Ultraman Australia being Ironman NZ in a couple of weeks. As I write my Blog, I am thinking of two fellow Qwik Kiwi colleagues who are covering the…

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