Triathlon

23/08/2017

7 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Triathlon

When I started triathlon 16 years ago I knew nothing! Sixteen years later I now coach beginner and experienced triathletes and ensure I pass on to all of them the wisdom gained from 16 years of getting it wrong! Why don't you short circuit 16 years and read this article now to discover the 7 things I wish I'd known when I started triathlon.
28/07/2017

Iconic Noosa Triathlon – how Fiona became inspired and coached by Liz to complete her first ever Olympic distance triathlon

Fiona tells us how Liz inspired and coached her to her first Olympic distance event in the Noosa Triathlon
26/07/2017

Ed Jacka explains why he selected Liz to coach him to Ironman success

Ed Jacka explains why he needed a coach, what he looked for when choosing one and how Liz helped him fulfill his goals of becoming an Ironman.
21/02/2017

Start where you are now – and create a legacy

On Sunday February 19th Deanna Waters commemorated the life of a dear friend and an inspirational lady by completing the Ultimate distance at the Huskisson Triathlon Festival. In this article we learn how Cheri Lutz started a legacy by inspiring her friend Deanna to forget her self-doubts, put aside her weight issues and start where she was. Deanna followed this advice and, overcoming issues including heart trouble and weightloss, was able to put the untimely death of Cheri behind her when she crossed the finish line after 9 hours.
30/11/2016

Drop a dress size or complete your first triathlon – women show that anything is possible.

My hope for every Mum, woman over 40, busy housewife or time poor professional is that they rediscover themselves. We all want to feel happy and fulfilled don’t we? I believe in sport as a way to motivate ourselves and put ourselves and our health, number one. I found my mojo again after I signed up for a charity bike ride from the pits of exhaustion and low self-esteem. I have gone on to win triathlons and complete an Ironman event. My health has never been better and I am a better, more patient and happier Mum to my two kids as a result.
17/11/2016

Achieving a Masterful Start to the 2017 Triathlon Season

It’s 6 weeks to Christmas and many of the 2016 triathlons are over. You know there will be a lull in training over the school holidays […]
17/11/2016

Achieve Your First Ever Triathlon in 2017

It’s 6 weeks to Christmas and as you look back at 2016 you are wondering if 2017 will be the same? An endless round of taxi-ing […]
02/11/2016

Why, why, why do we tri?

Noosa Triathlon is special. It is the largest race in the southern hemisphere and attracts over 8000 athletes. In this insightful article Liz, who has herself competed in the Noosa triathlon on several occasions, investigates why its so unique and why, in general, the Australian public have adopted the sport of triathlon as one of their national sports.
19/10/2016

Managing Triathlon Transitions

Welcome to the fourth element of a triathlon event! What – you didn’t know there were four?! Well – start thinking of transition as the fourth […]
12/10/2016

What to Pack For Your Triathlon

You are about to leave home for your triathlon. You have to travel to the event. What should you pack? Such a mundane question! But get […]
16/06/2016

Rookie Ironman – Cairns 2016 – Race Report

“So whose idea was this?” “Another fine mess you have got yourself into Liz.” “I can’t believe I have to get into that water for the […]
15/06/2016

Liz Stapleton – You are an Ironmum!

You know when you dream of something, when you work hard for something, when you strive for something – you can’t quite believe it when it […]