Category: Sport

City2Surf 2020

City2Surf 2020

Having thoroughly enjoyed the City2Surf back in 2018, I was quick to sign up for the 2020 event. I had high hopes of running the Sydney to Bondi route amidst swarms of runners, surrounded by energised crowds, singing and dancing (both me and them). And then 2020 happened… As such the 2020 City2Surf became a …

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Mountain Biking the Lady Carrington Drive Trail

Mountain Biking the Lady Carrington Drive Trail

My wife and I are getting into the nasty habit of taking sneaky Fridays off, and then using them to do a little mountain biking, followed by pizza and beer at our new favourite venue, the Buena. This time we headed south, to the Royal National Park where we opted for a more relaxed, scenic …

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Lake Macquarie Adventure (Video)

Lake Macquarie Adventure (Video)

The family and I headed to Lake Macquarie for a few days of adventure and fishing. We did some 4x4ing on the very soft Blacksmiths Beach, explored the caves at Caves Beach, played with the kids at Speer Point Park, and fished Lake Macquarie from the kayak.

Never a dull moment!

Family Fun on the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail

Family Fun on the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail

Two years ago we left the sunny shores of South Africa, and with it our trusty mountain bikes. It was a sad day indeed. Thankfully, with our girls getting older, and quickly forming their own love for bikes, we decided it was time to bite the bullet and invest in a new set of mountain …

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Fly Fishing Middle Harbour on a Hobie Outback

Fly Fishing Middle Harbour on a Hobie Outback

After a few still water, bass outings, I decided it was time to take my kayak out onto the harbour in search of some larger saltwater fish. My plan was to spend the early hours looking for pelagics, specifically kingfish, in deeper water, and then to hunt a few bream or flathead if the going …

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Mosman Parkrun

Mosman Parkrun

Rather than a lazy Saturday start, we decided to kick off the weekend with a bang, by doing our first ever family parkrun. We headed down to Spit Reserve where the Mosman parkrun is held, with the girls sporting matching outfits. I wasn’t expecting a lot, predominantly because Mosman parkrun is a 3 lap, out …

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The Sydney 7s

The Sydney 7s

My rugby (union) viewing, since having left South Africa, has been disappointing to say the least. I’ve watched snippets of the Sharks games on YouTube, but that’s where it ends. So when a mate asked us to join him at the Sydney 7s, we jumped at the offer. After roping in my cousin, we caught …

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City2Surf 2018

City2Surf 2018

Since arriving in Australia I’ve been eager to enter my first official event. Having missed the Balmoral Burn, I finally settled on the City2Surf, which is impressively the world’s largest fun run. This year’s event saw 80 000 people take to the road to tackle the 14km course from Sydney to Bondi Beach. Despite having …

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The 3 Falls Trail Run 2017

The 3 Falls Trail Run 2017

Having thoroughly enjoyed last year’s event, I did a great job in forgetting to register for the 2017 3 Falls Trail Run. Despite putting my name on the waiting list an entry never came my way. Thankfully I got a lucky break when a colleague was unable to run and passed his entry on to …

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