How did you get into triathlon? An ex boy friend of mine did Triathlon, and in no time I was hooked onto this amazing sport
How long have you been in triathlon? I started training in July this year and did the 5150 Bela Bela as my first Triathlon. Only been in Triathlon for 5 months
What is your favourite discipline and why? It’s a tough choice between cycling and running. I enjoy the cycling as it’s the only discipline where I can catch my breath, on the other hand I have a good running background so I find it easy.
Who is your biggest triathlon inspiration and why? There are so many. As an entire package it would have to be Chrissie Wellington and Lucie Reed. Both are phenomenal athletes and I dream to be on that level someday.
What is your biggest or best triathlon achievement? What are you most proud of? Would have to be claiming the 11Global squared title together with the fastest run and bike split J
What is your favourite triathlon quote? “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is!”
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‘Aerodynamically, the bumble bee should not be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.’ – Mary Kay Ash
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How did you get into triathlon? When I was in high school, I did a few of the original 5fm Energade sprint tri series. I was very surprised when I made the Gauteng team – considering I was using a mountain bike – at the time. After that though, it was another 10 years before I would take part again.
How long have you been in triathlon? If one includes the early beginnings, since I was 16, so that’s 14 years.
What is your favourite discipline and why? My favorite individual discipline is the run. However, when mixing all 3 up, I look forward to the cycle. My worst is the swim.
Who is your biggest triathlon inspiration and why? I really admire people like Don van Gelder, who at 40 odd is still giving every “lighty” a run for their money. I also admire the guys finishing 70.3 in 7-8hrs, I think they are the ones who work the hardest on the day.
What is your biggest or best triathlon achievement? What are you most proud of? This is a strange one, my prouder moment is representing TSA at world long distance DUATHLON champs. It’s not triathlon, but it’s a highlight for me.
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