Southland Tri Club winter Duathlon series: race 1 race report

🏆Race Report!🏆

Thank you Southland Triathlon and Multisport Club for the event (and the event photos!) I had an absolute blast!

I wanted to try this as soon as the event came up on the local club page: but I had all sorts of apprehensions about it. What if I can’t walk that far? How will I get through transition? What do I need the handler to do? What if my legs are toast after the bike ride and I can’t do the second run?

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#192 Phantom pain, bike positions & wearing a skirt!

Lots has happened this last few weeks. We have been working hard to figure out the best way to make a bike leg (and try to make the bike work for the bike leg!) In addition to that I started getting phantom pain (😬🤯) and went to a formal dinner for the first time as an amputee!

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#191 Artificial leg on a plane FIRST!

To be honest, the whole idea of this and what complications might occur absolutely terrified me – and I’m not even scared of flying – I love it! So here’s how my first flight with an artificial leg went.

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What does bravery and courage look like?

A psychologist used these words to describe me yesterday, and I seriously couldn’t have disagreed more. So it got me thinking seriously about what exactly courage means. Perhaps my perception of it is a bit off kilter I wondered.

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#190 Trying a new sport: not many NZ amputees do this!

Earlier in the week I spoke about the fact that I was going to try out a new sport, to see if I can make it work as an amputee.. well here it is, revealed! ☺️

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