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Ray Boardman

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…

Ironman Training Triathlon Training

Challenge Wanaka (Iron distance) on Saturday 21 January 2012

It’s not called “Challenge” for nothing !   I drove the cycle course & ran a short bit of the run & cycled some of it.   I knew the crowd support would be totally different from Taupo and (thought I) was…

Client Stories

Sean MacMillan: NZ Senior Mens DH MtBing Champ 03/04

“I found Ray’s methods to be very enjoyable, progressive and most of all effective in assisting me to reach my goals. I was thoroughly impressed by his personality, enthusiasm towards my training and his flexibility in schedule to ensure my…

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