Coach Ray

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Ray Boardman

Welcome to Qwik Kiwi

Welcome to Qwik Kiwi: Communciation

Like any good relationship the coach:athlete relationship requires communication that goes both ways. It is important that you communicate with your coach. They will touch base with you when they need to, but to ensure that you get the best…

Welcome to Qwik Kiwi

Welcome to Qwik Kiwi: Welcome

Welcome to Team Qwik Kiwi. We have no doubt that you will enjoy the training and the results that you will get training with Qwik Kiwi. Qwik Kiwi has a long history and has helped hundreds of athletes achieve their…

Client Stories Marathon & Half Marathon's

The High Five-0 Challenge for Mental Health

I first met Mal Law 4 or so years ago at a running event and was introduced by a mutual friend. To be in the company of one of New Zealand’s top adventure runners was awe inspiring to say the least, but…

Client Stories Ironman Training Triathlon Training

From Timor to Tauranga

I was posted to Timor-Leste with the NZ Army and had completed three Ironman events where I completely self-coached with no idea what I was doing and finishing results that said as much.  Two of these events I had trained…

How to prepare for a successful Enduro Cycling Event

I asked Andrea Davies (helmet number 9636) to write about her experiences training for and riding the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Enduro (2 laps or 320km) event. Here is what she contributed: I’d always wanted to ride two laps of…

Di Chesmar: Not yet a World Champion

“Ray has been coaching me for a number of years now. Initially I approached him when, as a 50 year old, I started doing the women’s only triathlons. At the time I was training myself for a range of distances…

What does it take to ride the 640km Maxi Endurance as part of the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Helen [Chief Crew] and I left our Turangi accommodation around 8.30am Friday morning for Taupo.  Handed in our waiver form, got race number onto the bike & front of helmet.  Nice to catch up with Tracy Parke & saw Andrew,…

Maxi Enduro Taupo Cycle Challenge 2014

Helen [Chief Crew] and I left our Turangi accommodation around 8.30am Friday morning for Taupo.  Handed in our waiver form, got race number onto the bike & front of helmet.  Nice to catch up with Tracy Parke & saw Andrew,…

Cindy Gordon: First Timer

“As a first timer and relatively new to the sport of Triathlon, Ray and Andrea provided me with the expertise, advise and a training plan to get me not only to the start line but also to the finish line…

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