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New year and a big change!

New year and a big change!

New year and a big change! I am excited to announce I am pregnant and expecting the new arrival on 31st July.  It’s something we had hoped for, and after the Rio Olympics seemed like a good time to try, but you never know if it will happen. We make huge physical...

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Olympic blog

Olympic blog

April BlogOlympics One day every four years, 55 women on the startline. Everyone who makes it to the Olympics has a story of how they got there, including the ups, downs, struggles, and testing times, no one has it easy and has worked hard to get there. The aim is...

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Race plans to Rio

Race plans to Rio After the high of my last race on the Gold Coast and gaining nomination for the GB Olympic team it was time to have a short break and relax a little. I have learnt from past years experience that it’s not possible for me to maintain my...

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April 2016

April 2016

April BlogI am proud to say, I have been nominated by British Triathlon to the BOA for the GB Olympic Team Rio 2016 It’s been a journey. The last time I really raced anywhere near my ability was San Diego 2012. It’s been a hell of a road...

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April 2015

April BlogI am very excited to be on the startlist for the World Champs Series in Cape Town this weekend.After tearing my Plantar Fascia last year before the Commonwealth Games my recovery has been up and down. The Plantar healed really well but what came next was a series of...

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October 2014

After tearing my plantar fascia tendon just before Commonwealth Games I was pretty down. It's tough when you focus so much on an event and then it's taken away from you so quickly. Myself and husband Marc decided to get away while the Commonwealths were on. We flew to California...

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In a Boot!

In a Boot!

Not what I expected with a week to go to Commonwealth Games. I am gutted.  I really wanted to compete for Wales and hopefully bring home a medal. I felt I was in great shape and had the potential to do this but unfortunately my foot had other plans. I have had...

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June 2014

June 2014

London - I wasn’t nervous about heading back to London.  The Olympic memories of fading in the last few kilometers of the run to finish 5th don’t haunt me.  I associate Hyde Park with crowd support, the British public cheering the British team on. This year was no different!Unfortunately I...

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April 2014

April 2014

“Why do I do this?" the thought that runs through my head before the start of a race. It’s a fleeting thought but it happens in every race. The last few hours pre race is an uncomfortable time.  You have to manage nerves, manage excitement, all the training is done....

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It’s now 2014

Long time since blogging again, I apologise! I have been really pleased with how training has progressed over the last few months, I feel like I’m an athlete again rather than just rehabbing an injury. The routine of train, eat, stretch, foam roll, sleep and repeat has come back. The stairs...

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September 2013

Apologies for the lack of blogging and information, it has been a very strange year.This weekend is the World Champs Grand final in London and unfortunately I won't be racing. It has always been in the back of mind I wanted to get fit enough to race the event but...

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SiS full version

And this is some very cool filming I did this year, for SiS

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Better your best

This is some very cool filming I did last year for Asics’ new campaign:

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SiS press release

Sir Chris Hoy and Helen Jenkins Partner with SiSWe're delighted to welcome on board two of our latest SiS Brand Ambassadors, Olympic hero Sir Chris Hoy and triathlon world champion Helen Jenkins.The pair, both at the top of their game in their respective sports, join the growing list of top...

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New Years Resolutions

1. Write more Blogs 2. Don’t get a major Injury in 2013These are my aims!  This is my first Blog since the Olympics, when things aren’t going well for me I tend to shut off, I don’t want to talk to anyone and I want to keep to my close...

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Olympics

It's over! I find it hard to get my head round the fact that the event I have been planning for and dreaming of for the last few years has been and gone! And I didn't exactly have the result I have been dreaming of, finishing 5th. The thing about...

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June 2012

No racing this month ! We decided that I didn’t need to race Madrid. We had been away a long time and my form was good, so it wasn’t going to achieve anything racing again. And Kitzbuhel was definitely considered, but again  Marc and I decided that my preparation for...

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May 2012

I am happy to be back training at home! We were away for 9 weeks of training and racing and it is always nice to get back into a routine. It was a productive 9 weeks though with a second in Sydney and a win in San Diego World Triathlon...

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April 2012

April 2012

I am currently writing my blog from Cardiff, but not Cardiff in Wales, I am staying at a place north of San Diego called Cardiff by the Sea! I have based myself here to train for the next World Triathlon Series race in San Diego.The first race of the year...

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March 2012

I have had a great few months of training and race season is almost upon me! I have come out to Oz for three weeks to get some training in and prepare for the first World Series race of the year in Sydney. Prior to leaving Australia I had a...

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February 2012

I finished off our stay in La Santa pretty tired, after a big block of training that is pretty normal and was the plan. We were ready to come home. I had a great time there, as usual, it's such an easy place to train.When I got back, I had...

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January 2012

I'm currently training at Club La Santa in Lanzarote again. Myself and my husband/coach Marc (yes, he's husband first !) have based ourselves here for three weeks. I enjoy the training here and as it's a sporting complex, there are always people here to train with and lots of triathletes....

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