My first sprint distance triathlon

Thumbs up thanks Jen xYesterday was one of those very special zen life moments. I have paddled the Port of Echuca many times, but yesterday I swam with hundreds in the mighty Murray River past paddlesteamers, framed by beautiful rivergums dappled with afternoon sunlight and with flocks of cockatoos flying overhead. Uniquely Australian. Swimming with the current in an ancient river. Full of energy and pushing me towards something great. Can’t believe I did this race. And probably wouldn’t have, had it not been for the love and support of my awesome friends and family. To them I say thanks. Josh, Michelle, Mike, Jenny, Jac, Ben, Neil, Jan, Justin and our gorgeous kids. 

2 Comments on “My first sprint distance triathlon”

  1. […] a sprint distance triathlon in January which I did last year a week after I was diagnosed and blogged about here.  The symbolism of returning to this event is to say, I am back. One year on.  I am […]


  2. […] January the 18th was an awesome day for so many reasons. Twelve months on (and ten months of breast cancer treatment between), I went back and completed my second sprint distance triathlon.  The first was done a week after diagnosis at was marked at the start of my foray into the world of the disease blog genre here. […]


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