Monthly Archives: November 2014

Terminator Versus Celtman!

Buccaneer Tri: You’ve recently completed Comrades marathon and have now just got a slot for Celtman in June next year it looks like you’re working your way through a bucket list, what put Celtman so far up the list? Scott: My “bucket list” only ever had 3 athletic events on it – they were Comrades, Leadville 100-mile run and Challenge …

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There are rules in triathlon??

By Dick Donovan – Original Pirate member This is a common question when I’m reffing a triathlon/duathlon from beginners.   It seems that many newbies get so caught up in the excitement of doing their first triathlon that they seem to forget that every competitive sport has rules.  It would be absolute mayhem if sports like rugby, ice hockey and many …

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Long Day at the Office

So that was it. The Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.  (Or as one of the kids perceptively pointed out ‘It can’t be a real World Championship like the Olympics otherwise you wouldn’t be in it Dad’.) Little old me got to play a tiny part in it. Let’s take a look and see how it panned out. Apart from …

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