some of my work


These are a general collection of some of my work. To view a photo and the accompanying description select the “read more” option.

  • blog_IMfinish

    Post IMNZ 2011 Report

    IMNZ has been ticked off the list, and I’m very glad about that, it was a big target looming on the horizon for a long time, we had been building up to it for 12 months, since the last attempt, no need to go over what happened at IM 2010, and its great to have [...]

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  • blog_IMrun

    IMNZ 2011: Run

    The run is the last discipline of the Ironman, people say that the Ironman proper starts on the 2nd lap of the run, I can say that that is defiantly true. My 1st lap was comfortable, I ran probably a little too fast. I listened to a seminar by a coach, Jon Ackland, who said [...]

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  • blog_IMbike

    IMNZ 2011: Bike

    The weather (rain!!!) would prove to be constant during the ride, it only stopped during a 10 min period on lap 1, that’s during a 7 hour ride. There was so much water on the road that the wheels on occasions were not making contact with the road but were aqua planing. On lap 1 [...]

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  • blog_IMswim

    IMNZ 2011: Swim

    This was the biggest race of my life to date for sure, I had all the pressure on my shoulders that I was placing myself to exit the swim plus the expectation of the people present on race day and within the team. I remember saying to my board paddler, Sarah, that “this was a [...]

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  • blog_swimSeason

    The Swim of the Season

    Last Thursday I had my big Time trial in the pool, I was always going to swim a long Time trial, the full Ironman distance, 3.8km. I swam the distance in 2hrs 8mins, which was 12 mins under the cut off time for the Ironman. Both I and my coach Ali were really pleased with [...]

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  • blog_typicalTrain

    A Typical Weeks Training over the Last Two Months

    This is a typical 7 day cycle for me over the last 2 months since Christmas, it represents how much training I have been doing over that period Monday Rest Day….. Yay!!!!! Tuesday Squad Swim Kilbirnie I had a great swim, I felt snappy at squad, which is nice, the 25m is always good to [...]

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  • blog_taupoTrain

    IM Training Camp at Taupo

    The following is an outline of my Anniversary Weekend up at Taupo, it was a wet weekend of hard training, although it did stay dry for the long bike, which I was glad about. IM Camp Diary Taupo Wellington Anniversary Weekend 2011 Friday Swim 40 mins • Felt anxious in water restricted in stroke • [...]

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  • Scorching Bay Try's

    Scorcher #1 2010

    The first Scorcher was a really good race for me, I had a nice solid swim, 34 mins, (including transition time) so that will be a sub 30 min swim. It is a time that I am really pleased with at this point of the season. My ride came in at 1hr 8 min bike [...]

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Here are the video’s of Nick doing what he does best. To view a video, select the “read more” links.

  • Inspirational Ironman

    Inspirational Ironman

    Nick at the Taupo 2011 Ironman. This is a short clip from home movies of Nick at the Taupo Ironman in March 2011.

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