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
Caroline Ashby has recently joined the ranks of a very elite group in the triathlon world; those who venture out of the Age Groupers and into the Open Division! A mother of two, living and training in rural WA, Caroline is an inspirational example of how if you want it badly enough and are willing to work for it, you can make it happen. The fact that she’s loaded with the McClure natural athletic talent doesn’t hurt either! Continue reading
Eneabba Triathlon Race Report
by Caroline Ashby
I can happily say that the 2011 Eneabba Triathlon was a great success and delivered a day of fun, family and fitness to all involved. Thank you to all the competitors it was fantastic to see you all out there having a go and trying out this fantastic sport. 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
BUSH KID TAKES ON HAWAII.
by Gini Gale
Who would’ve thought, this little urchin from the bush would be going to Hawaii? Living and experiencing the challenges the environment throws out living in the outback, seeing this life, you think she can deal with anything.
Not knowing that she has “School of the Air” and “Boarding School”, now you would think she could survive anything; but wait..there’s more. Continue reading