Lucky number 983
Caroline (daughter #4) competed in Ironman Melbourne on March 24th.
An Ironman is not for the faint-hearted, comprising of a 3.8km swim; followed by a 180km bike ride; only to then finish by running a 42.2km marathon! She did very well by completing it in 10 hours 15 minutes and came 7th in her age group. Continue reading
On Dec 5th 2009, daughter no.4, Caroline, capped off 2009 with another notch on her belt — completing her first Ironman at beautiful Busselton, WA.
Just earlier in the year, in May, she completed her first Half Ironman, also at Busselton. How fast she progressed, once she caught the Ironman bug! Continue reading
Caroline conquers Busselton Half Ironman!
The venue was beautiful Busselton, south of Perth in Western Australia. The date was Saturday 4th May 2009, where Caroline, Daughter No.4, was about to perform her first Half Ironman. The preparation for this event involved the usual self-discipline and training that is required for such endurance events, however the circumstances differed for Caroline. Continue reading