1st Nepean Triathlon 2015;
3rd ITU World Triathlon Yokohama 2015;
7th Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014;
3rd Glasgow Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay 2014;
6th ITU World Triathlon Chicago 2014;
9th ITU World Triathlon Cape Town 2014;
7th ITU World Triathlon Auckland 2014;
6th Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup 2014;
1st Noosa Triathlon 2013;
3rd ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London 2013;
4th Hamburg ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships 2013;
2nd ITU World Triathlon Yokohama 2013;
3rd ITU World Triathlon San Diego 2013;
3rd Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup 2013;
3rd Beijing Olympic Games 2008;
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Greatest sporting achievement:
Bronze Medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Best piece of advice you have ever been given:
Be consistent and enjoy it!
Favourite Endura product and why:
Rehydration Performance Fuel – it tastes great and is perfect on my long rides or after a hard session.
How did you get into your chosen sport?
I’m the youngest of 4 kids, so growing up I just followed in their footsteps and Triathlon happened to be a sport they all did, so I tried it and I haven’t stopped.
How important is diet and sports nutrition supplements to your performance?
It’s so important that your body is getting the best possible nutrients for you to perform at your best. If your body’s deprived of nutrients you’ll get sick, injured, or not be able to keep up with the demands of day-to-day training.
What do you normally eat and drink on a typical training day?
Before training; A piece of toast and a banana. Breakfast; Either porridge or bacon/eggs/mushrooms/avocado. Lunch; Either a chicken or tuna wrap. Dinner; Varies all the time, sometimes curries, steak/roasted veg, salmon/salad, Mexican. And I’ll often snack on fruit or corn thins with peanut butter during the day.
Where will we find you when you are not training or competing?
Sleeping, at a coffee shop or playing with my nieces and nephews.
What is your best training tip?
Be consistent and enjoy it!
What are your goals for the next year?
Qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Who inspires you and why?
No one person in particular, but I’d say that successful people in general are often inspiring.
How long would you normally spend training each week?
I train 7 days a week, anywhere from 2hrs/day up to 6 hrs/day.
What is your favourite 'before race' meal?
Eggs on toast, or banana and Nutella on bread.
Best nutritional advice?
Find what works for you. I’ve recently cut back on dairy and feel so much better.
How do you stay motivated with training?
Having a goal and also the curiosity of how I’m going to go in me next race.
The thing I love the most about being an athlete is...
Everyday feels like the weekend! Also, getting to travel the world.
What is a common mistake made in your sport?
Toughest experience in your career / What have you learnt from it?
What is going through your head the moment before you start a race?
In five years time I will be...
What one or two things do you currently do in your training that are keys to your success?
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