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July 24, 2018

Isuzu IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships in September 2018 in South Africa.

November 23, 2017

My sports nutrition varies in all 3 disciplines and I like to mix things up. There is no escape from the pounding in my joints and muscles, so I need to take extra care of my body to prevent any injury and also to prolong my sporting career.

November 13, 2017

In my post-race comment I said “words cannot describe how disappointed I am”. 3 weeks later I have finally found some words to express...

August 23, 2017

I was really looking forward to racing again after almost a 2 month gap between my last race at Ironman South American Champs in Brazil. 

I didn’t have much of a taper going into this race, I used it more of a prep race than anything else for my build up to the World Ch...

June 1, 2017

I'm truly overwhelmed by such a great result and performance on Sunday. It was my second Ironman Championship race this year, after doing Ironman South Africa Champs 8 weeks ago where I finished 4th overall. 

The plan was to go to Brazil and top up my Kona point ranking...

April 19, 2017

On Sunday 2 April was the performance of my career! It was my ninth consecutive Ironman South Africa and my fourth year doing it as a pro. The field was stacked with over 40 male professional athletes as it was African champs and lots of points on the line to kick off...

March 25, 2017

Last week I got to spend some time with guys from the Eastern Cape training for IRONMAN South Africa. The Mandela Bay Development Agency and Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s sports, arts and culture division put together this initiative to help previously disadvantage...

March 18, 2017

After months of hard preparation leading up to Ironman South Africa Championships which takes place on the 2nd of April in my home city , I really felt the need to go race a 70.3 and see how I have improved with my speed. I also think it was a great opportunity to race...

February 13, 2017

With 3 weeks before race day I got a bit of a cold and couldn’t shake off a nasty cough for about another week, every athlete treats this like a death threat and that is exactly what I did too. I was so worried I would loose my fitness (even though I know that’s not tr...

February 7, 2017

People sometimes ask me about my role as a Route 67 brand ambassador for Nelson Mandela Bay. They want to know why I’m so keen on promoting a heritage trail through Nelson Mandela Bay.

The fact is, I’m very proud to have the backing and support of my home city, Port Eli...

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