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UltraHumps: Finding Ultraman with Qwik Kiwi’s Coach Ray

My previous two articles are a preparation for this one, with the first article indicating my journey to my first Ironman, showing ‘you’ can do it; and the second article telling how I ‘fell off the wagon’ in life, but…

ASA Supports UltraHumps At Ultraman

515km over 3 days An extreme event strictly for triathletes seeking a tougher challenge. Day 1, a 10 km swim and 140km cycle; Day 2, a 281km cycle; Day 3, an 84km double marathon – madness! ‘UltraHumps’ John (Humps) Humphries…

UltraHumps: How Ultraman Went

Hi blog followers Welcome to a final blog to wrap up the ‘1’ being Ultraman Australia of the 3+2+1=Charity.  Apologies for the delay in publication, I wanted to get the amazing photos from Barry Alsop from Eyes Wide Open Imagery, being…

UltraHumps: Day 3 Ultraman – 84km Double Marathon

Hi Blog Followers and welcome to Day 3’s blog. I could simply write one word and sign off.  Those that watched the online downloads from my Support Crew going live through Coach Ray would say, yep got it. That word…

UltraHumps: Day 2 Ultraman – 280km Bike

Hi Blog Followers Welcome to the adventures of Day 2 in Ultraman Australia.  Just as I recall from last year, it’s a brutal course with hill after hill.  On many I was down to my lowest gear and on occasions…

UltraHumps: Rego & Welcome Breakfast

Hi Blog Followers Well another 24 hours closer to the event with less than 24 hours to go. Yesterday (Thursday) was Registration Day where the crew and I turned up at Peppers Resort Hotel in Noosa and were walked through a series…

UltraHumps: the Business Begins

Hi Blog Followers Well we have arrived in the Queensland Sunshine Coastal town of Noosa for Ultraman Australia.  A busy day on Tuesday with checking in at 0400 hours for a 0600 hours flight, so guess what that meant?  We were…

UltraHumps: A Coaches Perspective

Humps asked me to pen this article for him, as he did with the other members of the support crew for the previous posts over the last two weeks. Read those articles here: Scott Cordwell and Derrick McMillan. Rather than…

Supporting UltraHumps

In May 2016, I had the privilege of being a member of an UltraMan support crew.  Along with Scott and Ray, I went to Noosa to support Humps in his first UltraMan event.  He has asked me to help again…

UltraHumps: Ultraman Australia – A Support Perspective

When John Humphries, AKA UltraHumps ,told me he was competing in UltraMan Australia I wondered just what he was doing and why. Back to back Ironman length events over three days.  Why do that? Then Derek mentioned he was going as…

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