Now with 70.3 Mandurah under my belt I have officially started my AUS tri season. Back in August when we decided to do this race, we

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thought the field would not be so strong with Hawaii the week before, but as it got closer to the race the stronger the field got! It was also 70.3 AUS champs & good prize money up for grabs so I could understand the packed field.

I flew over to Perth & drove down to Mandurah (one hour drive south) on Thursday, so I had a few days to get used to the 3hr time difference & check out the courses.

Friday I did my swim in a pool, because shacks just love to be close to the coast in WA! I also did one lap of the bike course with Tim Berkel and in the evening I had a trip back to Perth to pick up Clayton Fettell, who was my wingman for the weekend because Aimee had to stay at home.

On Saturday I got some easy training done with the rest of Aeromax team who was racing & then tried to relax and get my body ready for Sunday.

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