Coach Ray

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Invictus

Pre-Kona Qwik-View with Top Aussie AGer Sarah Watson

Qwik Kiwi: Last year you had a very successful Invictus Games, however this year instead of being at the Invictus Games you are at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. What has your season been like since the Invictus Games…

Qwik-View: Invictus Athlete Brenda McPeak (Canada)

The Invictus Games are a paralympic type sporting event that Prince Harry established for wounded, ill or injured service personnel and veterans. Although there are medals available, the emphasis is on the rehabilitation journey that the athletes go through to…

Invictus Games – Swimming Finals Night

Jules:   As I Ieft the pool yesterday I took a photo that speaks so many words for me. The pool looks huge, there are hundreds of spectators and yes I swam in it. I remember the first training session…

Invictus Games: 1st Full Day In Canada

Jules:   Well we finally landed in Toronto and even though I was so incredibly tired, I was as grateful and excited as I thought I would be – probably more. To actually have made it and be standing in…

NZ Invictus Games Team Concentration Day Two

Jules: Yesterday Coach Ray got up really early to support the swim team. He took us through our paces and I am pleased we were still hitting new personal bests. The Minister of Veteran Affairs breakfasted with us, engaging with everyone…

Ultra Humps

BLOG # 7 – “WHY?” UltraHumps Journey To UltraMan Australia

I realised this weekend is Valentines weekend, which is 3 weeks away from when I compete in my 6th Ironman with five having been Ironman New Zealand and one being Ironman Australia.  Not bad for someone who couldn’t even really…

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