2014 Australian National Road Para Cycling Championships

By | May 12th, 2014|BLOG, Celebration, Motivation, Racing, Speaking|

This years National Para Cycling Championships were once again held in Echuca, Victoria, this past weekend and although later than last year it certainly didn't stop people from taking part.  The Championships were supposed to have been held in April but the UCI had set the Para Track World's on the same weekend in Mexico, so [...]

Fitzroy Mega Swim Over for Another Year

By | March 2nd, 2014|Celebration, Charity, Family, Friends, Motivation, MS|

For an event that was supposed to be a one off event way back in 2011, the 14th Annual 24 Hour Mega Swim at the Fitzroy Pool went off without a hitch! It was probably the coldest and wettest swim we have had in 14 years.  Usually we are battling the heat and sun, so this [...]

Australia Day Honours

By | January 28th, 2014|BLOG, Celebration, Charity, Family, Friends, MS|

A few months ago I received a letter from the Secretary of the  Order of Australia on behalf of the Governor-General to inform me that I was being considered for the award of the Member of the Order of Austrlaia in the General Division within the Australian Honours System.  This would mean that I would [...]

Jayco 2013 Australian Cyclist of the Year Awards

By | November 12th, 2013|BLOG, Celebration|

It has certainly been an amazing year for me this year.  About a month ago I was notified that I was one of 10 cyclists nominated for the SBS People's Choice Cyclist of the Year.  To say I was honoured was an understatement.  Along with names like Caroline Buchanan, Cadel Evans, Simon Gerrans and Richie [...]